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English noun: paraphrase

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


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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