rephrase

verb
re·phrase | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈfrāz \
rephrased; rephrasing

Definition of rephrase 

transitive verb

: to phrase or express (something) in a different way especially to make the meaning clearer Let me rephrase the question. … spoke first in precise medical terms, then quickly rephrased them in laymen's language. —George J. Church and Evan Thomas

First Known Use of rephrase

1882, in the meaning defined above

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