Re*ca*pit"u*late (-pĭt"?*lāt), v. t. [L. recapitulare, recapitulatum; pref. re- re- + capitulum a small head, chapter, section. See Capitulate.] To repeat, as the principal points in a discourse, argument, or essay; to give a summary of the principal facts, points, or arguments of; to relate in brief; to summarize.

Re`ca*pit"u*late (rē`kȧ*pĭt"?*lāt), v. i. To sum up, or enumerate by heads or topics, what has been previously said; to repeat briefly the substance.