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Definition of Paraphrase


  1. 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.
  2. To express, interpret, or translate with latitude; to give the meaning of a passage in other language.
  3. To make a paraphrase.
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Paraphrase Translations

paraphrase in German is umschreiben