rephrase

verb re·phrase \ (ˌ)rē-ˈfrāz \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of rephrase

rephrased; rephrasing
: 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

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