Definition of Rephrasing

1. Noun. Changing a particular word or phrase.

Exact synonyms: Recasting, Rewording
Generic synonyms: Revising, Rewriting
Specialized synonyms: Paraphrase, Paraphrasis
Derivative terms: Rephrase, Reword



Definition of Rephrasing

1. Verb. (present participle of rephrase) ¹

2. Noun. Something differently phrased. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rephrasing

1. rephrase [v] - See also: rephrase

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rephrasing

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Literary usage of Rephrasing

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1. Russian Poets and Poems: "classics" and "moderns", with an Introduction on by Nadine Jarintzov (1917)
"... the main flavour of his poetry in spite of some absolutely unavoidable rephrasing. ... and the necessary rephrasing does not, therefore, rob him of any ..."

2. Record of Christian Work edited by Alexander McConnell, William Revell Moody, Arthur Percy Fitt (1908)
"Resolved: That inasmuch as there seems to be a desire for a rephrasing of the definition of the word "evangelical," contained in the Portland basis, ..."

3. My Life with Young Men: Fifty Years in the Young Men's Christian Association by Richard Cary Morse (1918)
"The second commission brought to the Convention of 1910 only a report of progress, and to the Convention of 1913 no rephrasing of the definition contained ..."

4. My Life with Young Men: Fifty Years in the Young Men's Christian Association by Richard Cary Morse (1918)
"The second commission brought to the Convention of 1910 only a report of progress, and to the Convention of 1913 no rephrasing of the definition contained ..."

5. Testing Criteria and Indicators for the Sustainable Management of Forests by Ravi Prabhu (1996)
"The extension "F" refers to the test team member (coder F) responsible for rephrasing the indicator. This should allow to recontact the person in charge to ..."

6. Manual of Patent Examining Procedure edited by J. Michael Thesz (1997)
"(a) rephrasing Mere rephrasing of a passage does not constitute new matter. Accordingly, a rewording of a passage where the same meaning remains intact is ..."

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