restate

verb re·state \ (ˌ)rē-ˈstāt \
Updated on: 28 Nov 2017

Definition of restate

transitive verb
: to state again or in another way

Examples of restate in a Sentence

  1. She needs to restate her arguments.

  2. though I couldn't remember the exact words he used, I restated his message as accurately as I could

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First Known Use of restate

circa 1713

restate Synonyms


RESTATE Defined for English Language Learners

restate

verb

Definition of restate for English Language Learners

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



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