summarize Definition

  • 1to give a brief statement of the main points of something
  • 2to make a summary of something

Using summarize: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "summarize" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    Can you summarize the article for me?

  • Example

    To summarize, we need to increase our sales and decrease our expenses.

  • Example

    The teacher asked the students to summarize the chapter in their own words.

summarize Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for summarize


Summary: summarize in Brief

The verb 'summarize' [ˈsʌməraɪz] means to provide a brief statement of the main points of something. It is often used in academic or professional settings, such as summarizing an article or chapter. Synonyms include 'abstract,' 'digest,' and 'recapitulate.'

How do native speakers use this expression?