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Definition of "retell" [re•tell]

  • To relate or tell again or in a different form. (verb-transitive)
  • To count again. (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 "retell" in a sentence
  • ""retell" biblical stories have either mocked them or tried to inject them with gritty realism, usually of the blindingly obvious Left-wing variety."
  • "A Kalahari Bushman might retell it, for in the Kalahari you can never retell a story in the same way."
  • "I ask her to retell the story of when young John Marshall grew up to be an older man, came for a special visit, and was accompanied by a renowned Chinese qigong doctor."