summarise

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v summarise give a summary (of) "he summed up his results","I will now summarize"
    • v summarise be a summary of "The abstract summarizes the main ideas in the paper"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Summarise to present in a summary or briefly
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Usage

In literature:

All this (if I may summarise) is expressive of one main fact.
"Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens" by G. K. Chesterton
The fifth chapter may be very briefly summarised.
"Evolution in Modern Thought" by Ernst Haeckel
We may still more briefly summarise these two fundamental principles which constitute the sacrificial aspect of the Death of Christ.
"Gloria Crucis addresses delivered in Lichfield Cathedral Holy Week and Good Friday, 1907" by J. H. Beibitz
As for the London Scottish, their services on these two days are well summarised in a memorandum sent in to me by Allenby.
"1914" by John French, Viscount of Ypres
To summarise: you know there is wine in the soup.
"Eugenics and Other Evils" by G. K. Chesterton
Some of the principal physiognomical contrasts may be summarised here.
"The World's Greatest Books - Volume 15 - Science" by Various
Before following him it will be useful to summarise the leading events that had taken place in the Crimea up to this date.
"The Life of Gordon, Volume I" by Demetrius Charles Boulger
This document was published by his brother, Sir Henry Gordon, in 1886, and the following description merely summarises its contents.
"The Life of Gordon, Volume II" by Demetrius Charles Boulger
It is these facts that it has been and will be our business to give and to summarise here.
"A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1" by George Saintsbury
But at dinner one evening she summarised it to Peter Verelst who sat at her right.
"The Paliser case" by Edgar Saltus
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In news:

Sally C Davies et al summarise the key findings from the report.
The main principle of traditional Chinese medicine—which began more than 4000 years ago and is summarised in The Yellow Emperor's Canon of Medicine —is the notion of syndrome differentiation and treatment.
The lifecycle costs summarise the total cost of a wastewater installation – and in this regard the pump system plays a major role.
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In science:

We use a result by Goldman summarised in the following lemma.
Dual generators of the fundamental group and the moduli space of flat connections
The results of the consecutive adjustments are summarised in Figure 6.
Evaluation of the ALMA Prototype Antennas
We summarise these findings in the electronic phase diagram presented in Fig. 5.
Coexistence of long-ranged charge and orbital order and spin-glass state in single-layered manganites with weak quenched disorder
This is summarised in the following corollary.
The Extended Algebra of the Minimal Models
The form of this group was also derived in and is summarised in the above table.
A note on S-duality for the N=1* Sp(2n) and SO(2n+1) super-Yang-Mills theories
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