Synonyms of recapitulation


1. palingenesis, recapitulation, growth, growing, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis

usage: emergence during embryonic development of various characters or structures that appeared during the evolutionary history of the strain or species

2. recapitulation, section, subdivision

usage: (music) the section of a composition or movement (especially in sonata form) in which musical themes that were introduced earlier are repeated

3. recapitulation, recap, review, capitulation

usage: a summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion

4. recapitulation, composing, composition

usage: (music) the repetition of themes introduced earlier (especially when one is composing the final part of a movement)

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Definition and meaning of recapitulation (Dictionary)