Definition of paraphrase
(Entry 1 of 2)
1 : a restatement of a text, passage, or work giving the meaning in another form The teacher asked the students to write a paraphrase of the poem.
2 : the use or process of paraphrasing in studying or teaching composition paraphrase, which aims rather at recapturing the general impression of a foreign work — Times Literary Supplement
Definition of paraphrase (Entry 2 of 2)
: to make a paraphrase
: to make a paraphrase of
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