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Definition 1: to say, state, or perform again - [verb of communication]

Samples where retell or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She kept reiterating her request

Synonyms for retell in the sense of this definition

(retell is a kind of ...) let something be known

"Tell them that you will be late"

(... is a kind of retell ) psychology: repeat a response after the cessation of the original stimulus

"The subjects in this study perseverated"

(... is a kind of retell ) repeat an action or statement

"The next speaker dittoed her argument"

(... is a kind of retell ) come back to

"Don't dwell on the past" "She is always harping on the same old things"

(... is a kind of retell ) restate (words) from one language into another language

"I have to translate when my in-laws from Austria visit the U.S." "Can you interpret the speech of the visiting dignitaries?" "She rendered the French poem into English" "He translates for the U.N."

(... is a kind of retell ) express the same message in different words

(... is a kind of retell ) give a summary (of)

"he summed up his results" "I will now summarize"

(... is a kind of retell ) repeat a passage from

"He quoted the Bible to her"

Definition 2: render verbally - [verb of creation]

Samples where retell or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • recite a poem
  • retell a story

Synonyms for retell in the sense of this definition

(retell is a kind of ...) create anew

"Re-create the boom of the West on a small scale"

Definition 3: make into fiction - [verb of creation]

Samples where retell or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The writer fictionalized the lives of his parents in his latest novel

Synonyms for retell in the sense of this definition

(retell is a kind of ...) create anew

"Re-create the boom of the West on a small scale"

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