reword

[ ree-wurd ]
/ riˈwɜrd /

verb (used with object)

to put into other words: to reword a contract.
to repeat.

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Origin of reword

First recorded in 1590–1600; re- + word

OTHER WORDS FROM reword

un·re·word·ed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for reword

  • Because of this, where one formerly might underscore a word for emphasis, it is necessary now to reword the sentence altogether.

    News Writing|M. Lyle Spencer

British Dictionary definitions for reword

reword
/ (riːˈwɜːd) /

verb

(tr) to alter the wording of; express differently
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