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 Elijah took some time during Thursday’s press conference to restate the familial soccer hierarchy, even with the family’s newest professional in the midst. Jonathan Saxon, The Courier-Journal, 4 June 2021 City Attorney Kit Williams said passing the resolution gave the City Council a chance to restate the city's position against discrimination, as voters did in 2015 when passing the civil rights ordinance. Stacy Ryburn, Arkansas Online, 5 May 2021 In your response, restate the reviewer’s initial issue. Rebecca Kowalewicz, Forbes, 10 Mar. 2021 Two things would help: (1) clear simple schematic explaining the new methodologies (2) go back and restate 2018 to date results based on the latest methodology. Brad Adgate, Forbes, 20 Apr. 2021 Why doesn’t your daughter want to restate something more kindly? Washington Post, 14 Apr. 2021 SPACs that are affected would have to restate their financial results if the fluctuations are deemed to be material, the SEC said. Dave Michaels, WSJ, 13 Apr. 2021 The hydrogen and fuel-cell technology company will restate its results for fiscal years 2018 and 2019 as well as quarterly filings for the 2019 and 2020 periods, mainly due to accounting errors. James Willhite, WSJ, 17 Mar. 2021 Inserting families back into the overburdened and capricious immigration court system to restate their asylum claims is another option — one that immigrant advocates are adamantly discouraging. Kristina Davis, San Diego Union-Tribune, 7 Mar. 2021

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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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7 Jun 2021

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“Restate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of restate

: to say (something) again or in a different way especially to make the meaning clearer


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