in other words


used to introduce a statement that repeats what has been said in a different and usually a simpler or more exact way
"She said the movie was a bit predictable." "In other words, she didn't like it."

Examples of in other words in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This interview was make or break for Biden, in other words. Bill Goodykoontz, The Arizona Republic, 5 July 2024 Athletes, in other words, could use collective bargaining to protect their studies from their coaches. Michael McCann,, 22 June 2024 Those with at least 10 years of experience — in other words, those with actual track records — still won’t be paid much more than their rookie counterparts. Tampa Bay Times Editorial Board, Orlando Sentinel, 21 June 2024 Holsapple believes that the music was right—in other words, commercially viable—for the time. Bill Kopp, SPIN, 6 June 2024 China’s economy, in other words, has grown almost five times faster than India’s. Greg Rosalsky, NPR, 4 June 2024 This legerdemain enabled Bragg to circumvent the two-year misdemeanor statute of limitations — in other words, the time to charge this stale case, which is based on seven-year-old bookkeeping entries, lapsed in 2019. The Editors, National Review, 29 May 2024 The absence, in other words, isn’t a big deal, Canales said. Alex Zietlow, Charlotte Observer, 29 May 2024 Intuitively, questions generating human answers that tend to agree with one another should be weighted higher than if the answers diverge – in other words, where there is noise. Mayank Kejriwal, Discover Magazine, 17 May 2024

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