Definition of Retell

1. Verb. Render verbally,. "Retell a story"

Exact synonyms: Recite
Generic synonyms: Re-create
Derivative terms: Recital, Recitation



2. Verb. Make into fiction. "The writer fictionalized the lives of his parents in his latest novel"
Exact synonyms: Fictionalise, Fictionalize
Generic synonyms: Re-create
Derivative terms: Fiction, Fiction, Fictionalization, Fictionalization

3. Verb. To say, state, or perform again. "They won't retell the story "; "She kept reiterating her request"

Definition of Retell

1. v. t. To tell again.

Definition of Retell

1. Verb. To tell again, to paraphrase, to tell something one has read or heard. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Retell

1. tell [v -TOLD, -TELLING, -TELLS] - See also: tell

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Retell

reteams
retear
retearing
retears
retecious
retection
retections
retee
reteed
reteeing
retees
retelecast
retelecasted
retelecasting
retelecasts
retell (current term)
reteller
retellers
retelling
retellings
retells
retem
retemper
retempered
retempering
retempers
retems
retender
retendering
retene

Literary usage of Retell

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1. Growing Readers: Units of Study in the Primary Classroom by Kathy Collins (2004)
"•JJ Readers follow the events of the story when they retell. When children sequence the ... •JJ Readers know how to balance the details when they retell. ..."

2. Lessons in English by Fred Newton Scott, Gordon Augustus Southworth (1916)
"LESSON CXCIV A FABLE TO retell Some larks had a nest in a field of grain. ... retell the story as it was told by one of the young larks to a neighbor in ..."

3. The Never-Bored Kid Book by Joy Evans, Jo Ellen Moore (2003)
"Cut out the patterns. Fold on the lines and stand up the characters. Use the characters to retell the story to a friend. ..."

4. Melusine by George Ernle (1908)
"Sweetly they sighed their wooing to retell, Till on their heart-beats such a quiet fell, ... retell ..."

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