summarise etymology

English word summarise comes from English -ise, English summary

Detailed word origin of summarise

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ise English (eng) Used in certain words; see the usage notes. Suffix used in loanwords from French to form abstract nouns of quality or function.
summary English (eng) (legal) Performed by cutting the procedures of a standard and fair trial.. Concise, brief or presented in a condensed form. Performed speedily and without formal ceremony. An abstract or a condensed presentation of the substance of a body of material.
summarise English (eng) To give a recapitulation of the salient facts; to recapitulate or review. To prepare a summary of something.

Words with the same origin as summarise

Descendants of -ise
annalise apologist authorise categorise characterise familiarise fertilise finalise industrialisation legalise magnetisation materialise moisturiser nationalisation pressurise privatisation publicise revitalise revolutionise socialise terrorise vandalism vaporise visualise
Descendants of summary
summariness summarize