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[ ree-steyt ]

verb (used with object)

, re·stat·ed, re·stat·ing.
  1. to state again or in a new way.


/ riːˈsteɪt /


  1. tr to state or affirm again or in a new way

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Derived Forms

  • reˈstatement, noun

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Other Words From

  • re·statement noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of restate1

First recorded in 1705–15; re- + state

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Example Sentences

Mayor Todd Gloria has said – and the suit restates – that the city will not implement the tax increase without a favorable court ruling.

Beyond restating the publication’s commitment to the safety of its employees, a Times spokesperson declined to comment for this article and said that “no one is available for an interview.”

At the end of most chapters, the authors include brief comments from some of the scholars whose work they cite, but these “expert appraisals” add little, as they generally restate the points each chapter has already made.

As for Beal and Wall’s relationship, Sheppard restated their mutual respect and promised a new chapter when the season begins late next month.

In April 2008, Alta restated its 2006 revenues, lowering them by about $4 million.

The rebuke from Netanyahu came after Hillary Clinton yesterday refused to shift or emphatically restate U.S. "red lines" on Iran.

But Newt took to Facebook to restate his dedication to the race.

Let us restate the matter of the earth and moon in the light which the argument with respect to Jupiter has given us.

Its nature has been considered in many other places in these pages, but it may prove instructive to restate it in this context.

I make haste, therefore, to restate the main thesis of this book.

Bob was going to restate the terms, when Pearl suddenly made fast the painter of his boat to a ring in the stern of the Splash.

What two difficulties lie in the path of reconciliation, and why should each century restate its truths?


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