reword

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v reword express the same message in different words
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Reword To alter the wording of; to restate in other words; as, to reword an idea or a passage.
    • Reword To repeat in the same words; to reëcho.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • reword To put into words again; repeat.
    • reword To reëcho.
    • reword To word anew; put into different words: as, to reword a statement.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Reword rē-wurd′ to repeat in the same words, to re-echo: to put into different words.
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Usage

In literature:

Here it is in my own rewording of his tale: On a bright day one of the little black folks went off on a long road in a great field of barley.
"Eben Holden" by Irving Bacheller
The despatch was reworded and the harsh and angry expressions were eliminated.
"Abraham Lincoln" by George Haven Putnam
If so, I will reword the matter.
"On the Stairs" by Henry B. Fuller
Because of this, where one formerly might underscore a word for emphasis, it is necessary now to reword the sentence altogether.
"News Writing" by M. Lyle Spencer
Speeches, letters and documents are reworded to be in tone with the rest of the story.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 5" by Various
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In news:

In ancient times, folks would gather around a record player to hear popular songs reworded into nasty, funky, sassy blasts of musical hilarity by a guy calling himself Blowfly.
Meeting July 7, bishops also approved Resolution D019, which rewords Title I, Canon 17, Sec.
Revised law to clear up N.Y. Rewording of 6D should end requirements installers get a local license as well as a state one.
On Jan 18, City Council decided to reword its proposed "non-discrimination" amendment to the Charter of the City of El Paso.
I don't like to think I have created new combinations rather reworded old combinations in a new way.
Aldermen say law's rewording could help police disperse crowds at gang funerals.
Ritchie's rewording is out of bounds.
Revised law to clear up N.Y. Rewording of 6D should end requirements installers get a local license as well as a state one.
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In science:

Fact 8.4. (rewording of Malliaris and Shelah Claim 3.11 for the level of theories) Let D be a regular ultrafilter on λ.
A Dividing Line Within Simple Unstable Theories
We might reword it: “Is the slope of the cluster membership function universal?” The extreme conditions of the most luminous star-forming regions naively would seem to offer a regime where variations might be found, analogous to the suggestions that this energetic regime promotes an altered, top-heavy stellar IMF.
Discussion: Star Formation Within Galaxies
We can reword this to say that two elements a, b ∈ Z are equivalent in R/Z if a − b ∈ Z.
A Simple Introduction to Particle Physics Part II
However, various other formal properties (e.g., localization, pullbacks) seem to be tricky at best.↑ 2Making this literally true requires minor rewording.
Algebraic cobordism of varieties with G-bundles
This is just a way of rewording the approximation argument in a way independent of the chosen approximations.) ][[ bT]], MQ = LQ [[ bT]], N = Ω∗ (BG)[ 1 For notational convenience, set M = L[ 1 ], NQ = Ω∗ (BG)Q .
Algebraic cobordism of varieties with G-bundles
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