Definition of rephrase verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

rephrase

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˌriˈfreɪz//
 
rephrase somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they rephrase
 
he / she / it rephrases
 
past simple rephrased
 
-ing form rephrasing
 
 
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to say or write something using different words in order to make the meaning clearer or less offensive, etc.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: rephrase