retell

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v retell to say, state, or perform again "She kept reiterating her request"
    • v retell make into fiction "The writer fictionalized the lives of his parents in his latest novel"
    • v retell render verbally, "recite a poem" "retell a story"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Retell To tell again.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • retell To tell again.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Retell rē-tel′ to tell again.
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Usage

In literature:

His retellings of tales are far superior to verbatim recordings.
"Guide to Life and Literature of the Southwest" by J. Frank Dobie
The story is worth retelling.
"Shakespeare and the Modern Stage" by Sir Sidney Lee
They are just the sort of narratives that small folks love, and are designed for retelling in the kindergarten and home.
"A Mother's List of Books for Children" by Gertrude Weld Arnold
Platoons and companies got mixed, but it was not difficult to retell off.
"The Leicestershires beyond Baghdad" by Edward John Thompson
There is no use retelling a tale that is told.
"Tom Slade at Temple Camp" by Percy K. Fitzhugh
Benjamin Franklin's history hardly needs retelling.
"A Short History of English Printing, 1476-1898" by Henry R. Plomer
Often as this story has been told it will bear retelling.
"Historical Tales, Vol. 9 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
Twenty years later, in retelling the story, he would swear that The Chief had ended his speech at that point.
"The Destroyers" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Some of the sting of the latter got into their retelling of Jerry's talk and made it worse than it was.
"The heart of happy hollow" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
However, every one travels nowadays, and it is time worse than wasted to retell what many have seen.
"From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life" by Captain A. T. Mahan
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In poetry:

"Whistle, and Love will come to you,
Hiss, and he fades without a word,
Do wrong, and he great wrong will do,
Speak, he retells what he has heard.
"Advice To Lovers" by Robert Graves

In news:

An Interactive Day-by-Day Retelling of the Events.
Some war vets' experiences too harrowing to retell .
Ex-thief 'Murph the Surf' to retell his story in film.
It's a modern-day retelling of the David vs Goliath story.
Ballet slipper fits retelling of 'Cinderella'.
Children also enjoyed a retelling of the Christmas story by the church's reverend.
Written in 1942, "Dancing Day" showcases Rutter's musical genius by retelling the central event of Christmas simply and vividly in a collection of lively, uplifting dance tunes.
Sometimes you run into that song or movie or television show that is merely a retelling or new rendition of an older theme.
Three years later, the story of the '50 Chevy Coupe bears retelling for a couple of reasons.
But their retelling helps in understanding nuances whitewashed by Echols and his supporters.
With a retelling of the Christmas story.
' Madame Butterfly' retelling wraps production.
Manhattan Project 'Voices' retelling story of bomb.
We thought it'd be fun to retell this story using Easter candy.
It's an interesting story worth retelling.
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In science:

In this section we retell Zimand’s argument in space-bounded environment and emphasize what must be added to complete the proof.
Space-Bounded Kolmogorov Extractors
Although I have told it before, the story of my first encounter with Lev bears retel ling.
Z' Bosons, the NuTeV Anomaly, and the Higgs Boson Mass
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