Synonyms for paraphrasing

Grammar : Verb
Spell : par-uh-freyz
Phonetic Transcription : ˈpær əˌfreɪz

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Définition of paraphrasing

Origin :
  • c.1600, from paraphrase (n.) or from French paraphraser. Related: Paraphrased; paraphrasing.
  • verb interpret, translate
Example sentences :
  • I am but paraphrasing what was said recently by an Oxford professor.
  • Extract from : « Waiting for Daylight » by Henry Major Tomlinson
  • Paraphrasing is telling (speaking) the same thing in other words.
  • Extract from : « Orthography » by Elmer W. Cavins
  • Paraphrasing the poet, “none knew him but to love him, none knew him but to praise.”
  • Extract from : « The Wonderful Story of Lincoln » by Charles M. Stevens
  • “The very best,” Dan declared, paraphrasing the book he had just been reading.
  • Extract from : « Dan Carter and the Haunted Castle » by Mildred A. Wirt
  • If we may take the liberty of paraphrasing the lines of the immortal bard.
  • Extract from : « The Battle of The Press » by Theophila Carlile Campbell
  • And he did not apologise for paraphrasing the famous ballad.
  • Extract from : « Donovan Pasha And Some People Of Egypt, Complete » by Gilbert Parker
  • I have done so, and have even amused myself by paraphrasing some of them, but these I will not inflict upon you.
  • Extract from : « Aspects and Impressions » by Edmund Gosse
  • Paraphrasing this loosely, we may say of New-York, that she has a dozen different pavements and deuce a good one.
  • Extract from : « Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 1, Saturday, April 2, 1870 » by Various
  • Shaikh Zain applies the word bar to the porpoise, when paraphrasing the Bbur-nma f. 281b.
  • Extract from : « The Bbur-nma in English » by Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • Pythagoras is so explicit upon this spiritual flame, that you would swear he was paraphrasing the first five verses of St. John.
  • Extract from : « The Round Towers of Ireland » by Henry O'Brien

Antonyms for paraphrasing

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