Meaning of paraphrase
Pronunciation: (par'u-frāz"), [key]
— n., v., -phrased, -phras•ing.
- a restatement of a text or passage giving the meaning in another form, as for clearness; rewording.
- the act or process of restating or rewording.
- to render the meaning of in a paraphrase: to paraphrase a technical paper for lay readers.
- to make a paraphrase or paraphrases.
- paraphrase (Thesaurus)