re·​state | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈstāt How to pronounce restate (audio) \
restated; restating; restates

Definition of restate

transitive verb

: to state again or in another way

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Examples of restate in a Sentence

She needs to restate her arguments. though I couldn't remember the exact words he used, I restated his message as accurately as I could
Recent Examples on the Web But on March 20, 2000, MicroStrategy rocked the markets by announcing that its auditors, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, required their client to radically restate revenues and profits for the previous two years. Shawn Tully, Fortune, 3 Aug. 2022 At times like these, when an issue has pushed American political life to a white heat, some sage often steps forth to restate a truism: All politics is local. Daniel Henninger, WSJ, 29 June 2022 Their tendency to restate themselves, though, shows up in large ways and small. Daniel D'addario, Variety, 1 July 2022 And extremely important to restate, and to bear in mind. Jay Nordlinger, National Review, 2 June 2022 The company will restate its contention that there is no direct link between its formula and the infant infections investigated by the FDA. Matthew Perrone, ajc, 25 May 2022 The company will restate its contention that there is no direct link between its formula and the infant infections investigated by the FDA. CBS News, 25 May 2022 That can result in companies having to restate their financial statements or in regulatory scrutiny. Mark Maurer, WSJ, 18 May 2022 Be sure to restate the organization’s mission, vision and values. Lori Harris, Forbes, 5 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of restate

circa 1713, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of restate was circa 1713

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6 Aug 2022

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“Restate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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