rephrase

[ ree-freyz ]
/ riˈfreɪz /

verb (used with object), re·phrased, re·phras·ing.

to phrase again or differently: He rephrased the statement to give it less formality.

Origin of rephrase

First recorded in 1890–95; re- + phrase
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rephrase

/ (riːˈfreɪz) /

verb

(tr) to phrase again, esp so as to express more clearly

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