reword

verb re·word \ (ˌ)rē-ˈwərd \
Updated on: 10 Nov 2017

Definition of reword

transitive verb
1 : to repeat in the same words
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.

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First Known Use of reword

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reword Synonyms


REWORD Defined for English Language Learners

reword

verb

Definition of reword for English Language Learners

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


REWORD Defined for Kids

reword

verb re·word \ ˌrē-ˈwərd \

Definition of reword for Students

reworded; rewording
: to state in different words
  • Let me reword the question.


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