Quotes that follow are taken from memory, and are often paraphrases.
Dryden and Pope translated upon that plan, and hence their paraphrases have the spirit of original Poems.
In some cases quotations and paraphrases from this source are also given.
Erasmus was working hard at his paraphrases at Louvain, when the news reached him that Colet was dead!
And the paraphrases you give of the Greek are so just the thing.
The book contained fifteen morning and evening hymns and seven paraphrases of the psalms.
Some of the versions are mere abstracts, some are supplemented by paraphrases from Scripture.
These paraphrases are called Targums, because they were versions or translations of the Hebrew text into this language.
Miss Steele is the author of 144 hymns and 34 paraphrases of the Psalms.
The voice of family prayer is lifted up from the dining-room floor, and paraphrases and hymns float down the stairs from above.
c.1600, from paraphrase (n.) or from French paraphraser. Related: Paraphrased; paraphrasing.
A restatement of speech or writing that retains the basic meaning while changing the words. A paraphrase often clarifies the original statement by putting it into words that are more easily understood.