reword

[ree-wurd]
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Origin of reword

First recorded in 1590–1600; re- + word
Related formsun·re·word·ed, adjective
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reword

verb
  1. (tr) to alter the wording of; express differently
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Word Origin and History for re-word

reword

v.

"to express in other words," c.1600, from re- "back, again" + word (v.). Related: Reworded; rewording.

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