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Verb: paraphrase  'per-u,freyz [N. Amer], 'pa-ru,freyz [Brit]
  1. Express the same message in different words
    "They must paraphrase and rewrite the sentence";
    - rephrase, reword
Noun: paraphrase  'per-u,freyz [N. Amer], 'pa-ru,freyz [Brit]
  1. Rewording for the purpose of clarification
    - paraphrasis

Derived forms: paraphrases, paraphrasing, paraphrased

Type of: ingeminate, iterate, recasting, reiterate, repeat, rephrasing, restate, retell, rewording

Encyclopedia: Paraphrase