in other words

Definition of 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."

Word by Word Definitions

other play
  1. : being the one (as of two or more) remaining or not included

  2. : being the one or ones distinct from that or those first mentioned or implied

  3. : second

  1. : one that remains of two or more

  2. : a thing opposite to or excluded by something else

  3. : a different or additional one

  1. : one of two that remains

  2. : each preceding one

  3. : a different or additional one

  1. : otherwise

word play words
  1. : something that is said

  2. : talk, discourse

  3. : the text of a vocal musical composition

  1. : speak

  2. : to express in words : phrase


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