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Retell   /ritˈɛl/   Listen
Retell

verb
(past & past part. retold; pres. part. retelling)
1.
Render verbally,.  Synonym: recite.  "Retell a story"
2.
Make into fiction.  Synonyms: fictionalise, fictionalize.
3.
To say, state, or perform again.  Synonyms: ingeminate, iterate, reiterate, repeat, restate.






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"Retell" Quotes from Famous Books



... along, and so Come to the terms of James Monroe Who framed the doctrine far too well Known for an odist to retell. His period of friendly dealing Began The Era ...
— Something Else Again • Franklin P. Adams

... the demands imposed by rhyme and metre; at least, none of the verse translations made thus far have succeeded in doing this. The prose translations, on the other hand, mostly err in being too continuous and in condensing too much, so that they retell the story instead of translating it. The present translator has tried to avoid these two extremes. He has endeavored to translate literally and accurately, and to reproduce the spirit of the original, as far as a prose translation will permit. To this end the language ...
— The Nibelungenlied • Unknown



Words linked to "Retell" :   rephrase, sum up, repeat, cite, reword, translate, paraphrase, summarize, iterate, harp, render, resume, quote, reiterate, ditto, tell, dwell, re-create, summarise, perseverate, fictionalize, interpret



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