verb (used with object), re·stat·ed, re·stat·ing.

to state again or in a new way.

Origin of restate

First recorded in 1705–15; re- + state
Related formsre·state·ment, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for restating

Contemporary Examples of restating

  • And restating that America has a powerful tradition of anti-imperialism would come naturally to the former schoolboy from Jakarta.

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    How Obama Can Restore American Idealism

    Ted Widmer

    November 9, 2008

Historical Examples of restating

British Dictionary definitions for restating



(tr) to state or affirm again or in a new way
Derived Formsrestatement, noun
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Word Origin and History for restating



also re-state, 1713, from re- + state (v.). Related: Restated; restating.

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