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Definition of "rephrase" [rephrase]

  • To phrase again, especially to state in a new, clearer, or different way. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "rephrase" in a sentence
  • "That's the way the American taxpayer paints this lady ...... her original words were racist in nature and trying to 'rephrase' them will not change them."
  • "So I guess to kind of rephrase is there any particular threshold that you would need to pass over in terms of comps either on a two year stack or just normal one year comps that would allow you to I guess to shift gears, pardon the pun, in terms of store growth."
  • "I laughed when he stated that he was going to ask again and "rephrase" the question!"