retell


re·tell

verb \(ˌ)rē-ˈtel\

: to tell (a story) again especially in a different way

re·told\-ˈtōld\re·tell·ing

Full Definition of RETELL

transitive verb
1
:  to tell again or in another form
2
:  to count again

Examples of RETELL

  1. The movie retells the story of Romeo and Juliet.

First Known Use of RETELL

1593

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