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re·tell

 (rē-tĕl′)
tr.v. re·told (-tōld′), re·tell·ing, re·tells
1. To relate or tell again or in a different form.
2. To count again.

retell

(riːˈtɛl)
vb (tr) , -tells, -telling or -told
to relate (a story, etc) again or differently

retell


Past participle: retold
Gerund: retelling

Imperative
retell
retell
Present
I retell
you retell
he/she/it retells
we retell
you retell
they retell
Preterite
I retold
you retold
he/she/it retold
we retold
you retold
they retold
Present Continuous
I am retelling
you are retelling
he/she/it is retelling
we are retelling
you are retelling
they are retelling
Present Perfect
I have retold
you have retold
he/she/it has retold
we have retold
you have retold
they have retold
Past Continuous
I was retelling
you were retelling
he/she/it was retelling
we were retelling
you were retelling
they were retelling
Past Perfect
I had retold
you had retold
he/she/it had retold
we had retold
you had retold
they had retold
Future
I will retell
you will retell
he/she/it will retell
we will retell
you will retell
they will retell
Future Perfect
I will have retold
you will have retold
he/she/it will have retold
we will have retold
you will have retold
they will have retold
Future Continuous
I will be retelling
you will be retelling
he/she/it will be retelling
we will be retelling
you will be retelling
they will be retelling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been retelling
you have been retelling
he/she/it has been retelling
we have been retelling
you have been retelling
they have been retelling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been retelling
you will have been retelling
he/she/it will have been retelling
we will have been retelling
you will have been retelling
they will have been retelling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been retelling
you had been retelling
he/she/it had been retelling
we had been retelling
you had been retelling
they had been retelling
Conditional
I would retell
you would retell
he/she/it would retell
we would retell
you would retell
they would retell
Past Conditional
I would have retold
you would have retold
he/she/it would have retold
we would have retold
you would have retold
they would have retold
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.retell - render verbally, "recite a poem"; "retell a story"
re-create - create anew; "Re-create the boom of the West on a small scale"
2.retell - make into fiction; "The writer fictionalized the lives of his parents in his latest novel"
re-create - create anew; "Re-create the boom of the West on a small scale"
3.retell - to say, state, or perform again; "She kept reiterating her request"
tell - let something be known; "Tell them that you will be late"
perseverate - psychology: repeat a response after the cessation of the original stimulus; "The subjects in this study perseverated"
ditto - repeat an action or statement; "The next speaker dittoed her argument"
harp, dwell - come back to; "Don't dwell on the past"; "She is always harping on the same old things"
translate, interpret, render - restate (words) from one language into another language; "I have to translate when my in-laws from Austria visit the U.S."; "Can you interpret the speech of the visiting dignitaries?"; "She rendered the French poem into English"; "He translates for the U.N."
paraphrase, rephrase, reword - express the same message in different words
sum up, summarize, summarise, resume - give a summary (of); "he summed up his results"; "I will now summarize"
quote, cite - repeat a passage from; "He quoted the Bible to her"
Translations

retell

[ˈriːˈtel] (retold (pt, pp)) VTvolver a contar

retell

[ˌriːˈtɛl] vt [+ story, tale] (= repeat) → raconter à nouveau; (in a new form)adapter

retell

pret, ptp <retold>
vtwiederholen; (novelist) old legendnacherzählen
References in classic literature ?
Now that he was telling it all to Natasha he experienced that pleasure which a man has when women listen to him- not clever women who when listening either try to remember what they hear to enrich their minds and when opportunity offers to retell it, or who wish to adopt it to some thought of their own and promptly contribute their own clever comments prepared in their little mental workshop- but the pleasure given by real women gifted with a capacity to select and absorb the very best a man shows of himself.
I ought to mention here that the following is our way with a story: First, I tell it to him, and then he tells it to me, the understanding being that it is quite a different story; and then I retell it with his additions, and so we go on until no one could say whether it is more his story or mine.
Second are the romances which, battered salvage from a greater past, retell in strangely altered romantic fashion the great stories of classical antiquity, mainly the achievements of Alexander the Great and the tragic fortunes of Troy.
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Taking his cues from George Lucas and William Shakespeare, Doescher retells a story made popular over thirty-five years ago on the silver screen, Star Wars.
In East of the Sun, West of the Moon, she retells with her own illustrations the well-known Norwegian folk story collected in the 19th century by Asjbornssen and Moe and described by Angela Carter in The Virago Book of Fairy Tales as 'one of the most lyrically beautiful and mysterious of all Northern European fairy tales'.
Because retells were scored quantitatively by the percent of pre-determined idea units included, it was hypothesized a prompt asking students to tell everything they remember would be associated with better scores than a prompt asking students to tell what a passage is "mostly about.
We questioned how effectively students were completing retells, as the results saw did not always demonstrate the students' abilities.
The first title is a rollicking ramble that retells the ancient story of Cinderella with a distinctly kiwi take.
Phil McDermott, a professional oral storyteller, retells straight to camera, with no musical or visual backups, a variety of traditional stories from different cultures.
The Make And Do Bible: Reproducible Craft Ideas For Ages 6-12 retells 48 of the best known and most beloved biblical stories; accompanying each story is a simple craft project that encourages young people to express and develop their faith as they think about the Good News.
Students practiced oral retells, with a minimum criterion of three main ideas.