verb (used with object)
to put into other words: to reword a contract.
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Origin of reword
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Examples from the Web for re-word
Answers should seldom be repeated by the teacher, unless it is desirable to re-word them for purposes of emphasis.Ontario Normal School Manuals: Science of Education|Ontario Ministry of Education
Bring me to the test, And I the matter will re-word, which madness Would gamble from.The Great Mogul|Louis Tracy
(tr) to alter the wording of; express differently
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