sum·ma·rize sum·ma·riz·es; sum·ma·rized; sum·ma·riz·ing
) also Brit sum·ma·rise /ˈsʌməˌraɪz/ verb
: to tell (information) again using fewer words [+ obj] ▪ I would like to take a moment to summarize the facts that I presented earlier. ▪ She summarizes the essay's main arguments in the final paragraph. = She summarizes the essay in the final paragraph. [no obj] ▪ He summarized by saying we needed better planning and implementation. ▪ To summarize, we need better schools.
— sum·ma·ri·za·tion also Brit sum·ma·ri·sa·tion /ˌsʌmərəˈzeɪʃən, Brit ˌsʌməˌraɪˈzeɪʃən/ noun
, plural sum·ma·ri·za·tions
▪ A summarization [=summary] of the study's results can be found at the end of the report.