Recount and Summarize


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Recount verb – To give an oral or written account of in some detail.
Summarize and recount are semantically related in language topic. In some cases you can use "Summarize" instead a verb "Recount".
Nearby Words: recounted, recounting
Synonyms for Recount


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Summarize verb – To make into a short statement of the main points (as of a report).
Recount and summarize are semantically related in language topic. You can use "Recount" instead a verb "Summarize".
Nearby Words: summary, summarise, summation, summarization, summarised
Synonyms for Summarize

Common collocations

plot recount plot summarize plot
series recount series summarize series
episode recount episode summarize episode
story recount story summarize story
Other nouns: history, mission, events, relationships.

Both words in one sentence

  • There's one segment that HK finds exceptionally tedious and wants to summarize as the Sand People tribes "fighting over who had the biggest bantha." You can encourage him to skip over it, or force him to recount all of it, a process that takes hours.
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