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re·word

 (rē-wûrd′)
tr.v. re·word·ed, re·word·ing, re·words
1.
a. To change the wording of.
b. To state or express again in different words.
2. To state or express again in the same words; repeat.
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reword

(riːˈwɜːd)
vb
(tr) to alter the wording of; express differently
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re•word

(riˈwɜrd)

v.t.
1. to put into other words: to reword a contract.
2. to express in the same words; repeat.
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reword


Past participle: reworded
Gerund: rewording

Imperative
reword
reword
Present
I reword
you reword
he/she/it rewords
we reword
you reword
they reword
Preterite
I reworded
you reworded
he/she/it reworded
we reworded
you reworded
they reworded
Present Continuous
I am rewording
you are rewording
he/she/it is rewording
we are rewording
you are rewording
they are rewording
Present Perfect
I have reworded
you have reworded
he/she/it has reworded
we have reworded
you have reworded
they have reworded
Past Continuous
I was rewording
you were rewording
he/she/it was rewording
we were rewording
you were rewording
they were rewording
Past Perfect
I had reworded
you had reworded
he/she/it had reworded
we had reworded
you had reworded
they had reworded
Future
I will reword
you will reword
he/she/it will reword
we will reword
you will reword
they will reword
Future Perfect
I will have reworded
you will have reworded
he/she/it will have reworded
we will have reworded
you will have reworded
they will have reworded
Future Continuous
I will be rewording
you will be rewording
he/she/it will be rewording
we will be rewording
you will be rewording
they will be rewording
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rewording
you have been rewording
he/she/it has been rewording
we have been rewording
you have been rewording
they have been rewording
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rewording
you will have been rewording
he/she/it will have been rewording
we will have been rewording
you will have been rewording
they will have been rewording
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rewording
you had been rewording
he/she/it had been rewording
we had been rewording
you had been rewording
they had been rewording
Conditional
I would reword
you would reword
he/she/it would reword
we would reword
you would reword
they would reword
Past Conditional
I would have reworded
you would have reworded
he/she/it would have reworded
we would have reworded
you would have reworded
they would have reworded
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.reword - 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?"
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reword

verb put in other words, paraphrase, recast, rephrase, put another way, express differently I'll reword my question.
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reword

verb
To express the meaning of in other, especially simpler, words:
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Translations
يَضَعُ في عِبارَةٍ أو صِياغَةٍ جَديدَه
přeformulovat
omskrive
átfogalmaz
umorîa
išreikšti kitais žodžiais
izteikt citiem vārdiem
preformulovaťpreštylizovať
değişik kelimelerle ifade etmek

reword

[ˈriːˈwɜːd] VTexpresar en otras palabras
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reword

[ˌriːˈwɜːrd] vtreformuler
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reword

vt explanation, questionumformulieren, anders ausdrücken; paragraph, sentence alsoneu abfassen
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reword

[ˌriːˈwɜːd] vtformulare or esprimere con altre parole
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

reword

(riːˈwəːd) verb
to say or write with different words. to reword a sentence.
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