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Synonyms of 'paraphrase'

(verb) 
Definition
to put (a statement or text) into other words
Baxter paraphrased the contents of the press release.
Synonyms
reword
I'll reword my question.
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interpret
She spoke little English, so her husband interpreted.
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render
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restate
, ,
rephrase
The executive rephrased the question.
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express in other words or your own words
(noun) 
Definition
an expression of a statement or text in other words
The following is a paraphrase of his remarks.
Synonyms
rewording
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version
She went public with her version of events.
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interpretation
her full-bodied interpretation of the role of Micaela
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rendering
a rendering of Verdi's Requiem
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translation
his excellent English translation of `Faust'
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rendition
a rendition of the works of Conrad
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restatement
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rephrasing

Additional synonyms

in the sense of interpret
Definition
to act as an interpreter
She spoke little English, so her husband interpreted.
Synonyms
transliterate
in the sense of interpretation
Definition
the particular way in which a performer expresses his or her view of a composition
her full-bodied interpretation of the role of Micaela
in the sense of render
Definition
to translate
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