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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Translate freely. Also: Putting something spoken or written into different words having the same meaning.

Usage examples (33)
  • The teacher will paraphrase the significant passages in the novel.
  • After all, to again paraphrase Reese in “Terminator”:
  • As I said, my paraphrase is "predicting the future is hard." morning
  • JJS: That quote was a paraphrase from a graduate level textbook on evolutionary biology! for more
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