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re·phrase

 (rē-frāz′)
tr.v. re·phrased, re·phras·ing, re·phras·es
To phrase again, especially to state in a new, clearer, or different way.

rephrase

(riːˈfreɪz)
vb
(tr) to phrase again, esp so as to express more clearly

re•phrase

(riˈfreɪz)

v.t. -phrased, -phras•ing.
to phrase again, esp. in a different manner.
[1890–95]

rephrase


Past participle: rephrased
Gerund: rephrasing

Imperative
rephrase
rephrase
Present
I rephrase
you rephrase
he/she/it rephrases
we rephrase
you rephrase
they rephrase
Preterite
I rephrased
you rephrased
he/she/it rephrased
we rephrased
you rephrased
they rephrased
Present Continuous
I am rephrasing
you are rephrasing
he/she/it is rephrasing
we are rephrasing
you are rephrasing
they are rephrasing
Present Perfect
I have rephrased
you have rephrased
he/she/it has rephrased
we have rephrased
you have rephrased
they have rephrased
Past Continuous
I was rephrasing
you were rephrasing
he/she/it was rephrasing
we were rephrasing
you were rephrasing
they were rephrasing
Past Perfect
I had rephrased
you had rephrased
he/she/it had rephrased
we had rephrased
you had rephrased
they had rephrased
Future
I will rephrase
you will rephrase
he/she/it will rephrase
we will rephrase
you will rephrase
they will rephrase
Future Perfect
I will have rephrased
you will have rephrased
he/she/it will have rephrased
we will have rephrased
you will have rephrased
they will have rephrased
Future Continuous
I will be rephrasing
you will be rephrasing
he/she/it will be rephrasing
we will be rephrasing
you will be rephrasing
they will be rephrasing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rephrasing
you have been rephrasing
he/she/it has been rephrasing
we have been rephrasing
you have been rephrasing
they have been rephrasing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rephrasing
you will have been rephrasing
he/she/it will have been rephrasing
we will have been rephrasing
you will have been rephrasing
they will have been rephrasing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rephrasing
you had been rephrasing
he/she/it had been rephrasing
we had been rephrasing
you had been rephrasing
they had been rephrasing
Conditional
I would rephrase
you would rephrase
he/she/it would rephrase
we would rephrase
you would rephrase
they would rephrase
Past Conditional
I would have rephrased
you would have rephrased
he/she/it would have rephrased
we would have rephrased
you would have rephrased
they would have rephrased
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.rephrase - express the same message in different words
ingeminate, iterate, reiterate, repeat, restate, retell - to say, state, or perform again; "She kept reiterating her request"
translate - express, as in simple and less technical language; "Can you translate the instructions in this manual for a layman?"; "Is there a need to translate the psychiatrist's remarks?"

rephrase

verb reword, paraphrase, recast, say in other words, put differently The executive rephrased the question.

rephrase

verb
To express the meaning of in other, especially simpler, words:
Translations

rephrase

[riːˈfreɪz] VTexpresar de otro modo, decir con otras palabras

rephrase

[ˌriːˈfreɪz] vt [+ comment, question, statement] → reformuler

rephrase

vtneu formulieren, umformulieren

rephrase

[riːˈfreɪz] vtformulare in modo diverso
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