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English noun: paraphrase

1. paraphrase (communication) rewording for the purpose of clarification


Synonymsparaphrasis


Broader (hypernym)recasting, rephrasing, rewording


Narrower (hyponym)translation


English verb: paraphrase

1. paraphrase (communication) express the same message in different words


Synonymsrephrase, reword


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)ingeminate, iterate, reiterate, repeat, restate, retell


Narrower (hyponym)translate









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