reword

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verb re·word \(ˌ)rē-ˈwərd\

Definition of reword

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to repeat in the same words

  3. 2 :  to alter the wording of; also :  to restate in other words

Examples of reword in a Sentence

  1. You should reword this sentence.

  2. I'll reword the question for you so you can better understand it.

First Known Use of reword

1602


REWORD Defined for English Language Learners

reword

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verb

Definition of reword for English Language Learners

  • : to state (something) again using different and often simpler words


REWORD Defined for Kids

reword

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verb re·word \ˌrē-ˈwərd\

Definition of reword for Students

reworded

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rewording

  1. :  to state in different words Let me reword the question.



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