restate

When you say something again, you restate it. If you give a speech, you might decide to express your main idea at the beginning and then restate it a second time, near the end.

Often when you restate something, you say it in a slightly different, perhaps clearer way, with the intention of really getting your point across. A teacher might sweetly ask her class to come in from recess, and then restate her request five minutes later by saying, "If you aren't inside when I count to 30, there will be no recess tomorrow!" The verb restate combines the prefix re-, "again" in Latin, and state.

Definitions of restate
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v to say, state, or perform again

Synonyms:
ingeminate, iterate, reiterate, repeat, retell
Types:
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perseverate
psychology: repeat a response after the cessation of the original stimulus
ditto
repeat an action or statement
dwell, harp
come back to
interpret, render, translate
restate (words) from one language into another language
paraphrase, rephrase, reword
express the same message in different words
resume, sum up, summarise, summarize
give a summary (of)
cite, quote
repeat a passage from
retranslate
translate again
mistranslate
translate incorrectly
gloss
provide an interlinear translation of a word or phrase
Latinize
translate into Latin
translate
express, as in simple and less technical language
abstract
give an abstract (of)
precis
make a summary (of)
docket
make a summary or abstract of a legal document and inscribe it in a list
recap, recapitulate
summarize briefly
misquote
quote incorrectly
Type of:
tell
let something be known

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