reword


re·word

verb \(ˌ)rē-ˈwərd\

: to state (something) again using different and often simpler words

Full Definition of REWORD

transitive verb
1
:  to repeat in the same words
2
:  to alter the wording of; also :  to restate in other words

Examples of REWORD

  1. You should reword this sentence.
  2. <I'll reword the question for you so you can better understand it.>

First Known Use of REWORD

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