Recapitulate and Tell


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Recapitulate verb – To make into a short statement of the main points (as of a report).
Tell and recapitulate are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Recapitulate".
Nearby Words: recapitulation, recapitulatory, recapitulative, recapitulating
Synonyms for Recapitulate


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Tell verb – To give an oral or written account of in some detail.
Recapitulate and tell are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Recapitulate" instead a verb "Tell".
Nearby Words: telling, teller
Synonyms for Tell
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Tell or Recapitulate. 2016. Accessed October 26, 2020.

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