A restatement of a text, passage, or work, expressing the meaning of the original in another form, generally for the sake of its clearer and fuller exposition; a setting forth the signification of a text in other and ampler terms; a free translation or rendering; -- opposed to metaphrase.
- A restatement of a text or passage in another form or other words, often to clarify meaning.
- The restatement of texts in other words as a studying or teaching device.
- To restate in a paraphrase.
- To compose a paraphrase.