Definition of retell verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

retell

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈtel//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈtel//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they retell
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈtel//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈtel//
 
he / she / it retells
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈtelz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈtelz//
 
past simple retold
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈtəʊld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈtoʊld//
 
past participle retold
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈtəʊld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈtoʊld//
 
-ing form retelling
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈtelɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈtelɪŋ//
 
 
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retell something to tell a story again, often in a different way
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: retell