restate

verb
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 Harrison instead restated his prior objections to the league's handling of the incident, including the fact that the hit was not flagged during the game. Michael Middlehurst-schwartz, USA TODAY, "Ex-Steelers LB James Harrison on 'envelope' claim: Mike Tomlin never set bounties for opponents," 15 May 2020 Officials restated the case for a tool that pools resources -- something akin to a common euro-area budget. Craig Stirling, Bloomberg.com, "Euro’s Year of Soul Searching May Hit Fiscal Wall in Berlin," 6 May 2020 Postponing, the Department restated, is still not considered a favorable option. Madeline Mitchell, Cincinnati.com, "Coronavirus: Mason City Schools submits plan for in-person graduation to Gov. Dewine," 30 Apr. 2020 One of the advisory opinions essentially restates that the ban is in effect, the other that incumbents can use their own money to pay campaign expenses during the suspension and then be reimbursed after the session officially ends. James Salzer, ajc, "Ethics panel to consider current ban on Georgia lawmakers raising money during CV suspension," 10 Apr. 2020 On January 5, the panel emphatically restated that the cause was not SARS, telling the World Health Organization that there were now 59 cases—all of which remained, somehow, linked to the Hua’nan market. Laurie Garrett, The New Republic, "How Trump and Xi set the stage for the coronavirus pandemic," 2 Apr. 2020 Just two months before the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, American officials forcefully restated their position condemning missile strikes by Israel targeting specific Palestinian militants. NBC News, "Was it legal for Donald Trump to order the killing of a top Iranian general?," 3 Jan. 2020 Tell-tale signs include late or incomplete deliveries, late or restated filings, changes in bank covenants and the departure of key personnel. Yossi Sheffi, WSJ, "Commentary: It’s Not Premature to Set Supply Chains for a Coronavirus Recovery," 19 Mar. 2020 The Interior Department issued an employee guide on Wednesday, restating department policies on leave and telework. Yeganeh Torbati, ProPublica, "Millions of Federal Workers Still Waiting on Work-From-Home Order During Coronavirus Pandemic," 16 Mar. 2020

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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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21 May 2020

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“Restate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/restate. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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restate

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How to pronounce restate (audio)

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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