(n.) 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.
(v. t.) To express, interpret, or translate with latitude; to give the meaning of a passage in other language.
(v. i.) To make a paraphrase.
(1) Ron Hogg, the PCC for Durham says that dwindling resources and a reluctance to throw people in jail over a plant (I paraphrase slightly) has led him to instruct his officers to leave pot smokers alone.
(2) But this was an occasion to exhale or, to paraphrase Advocaat, let it all hang out.
(3) Even towards the end of her life, Taylor, despite near incapacitation, still not only understood the increasingly ridiculous celebrity world, but proved that – to paraphrase a quote from her most photographed role – age could not wither her.
(4) more to respond affirmatively to "implicit" sentences than to ones that quoted or paraphrased the passage.
(5) With it was a covering letter from a senior MI5 officer, who explained that “we had obtained sight, by secret and delicate means, of a long and reasoned denunciation of the leadership of the British Communist party by one of their best-known intellectuals”, and asking that it not be used without being paraphrased.
(6) In addition, task-related behavior seems to be more important in medical technical behavior, whereas socio-emotional behavior, and especially the psychotherapeutic categories like reflecting, paraphrasing, showing agreement, and others, seem to be more important in the other quality measures.
(7) There were no difficulties in comprehension, dysarthria, or phonemic paraphrasing, but speech and graphic expression were incoherent.
(8) What is truly remarkable is that, as your correspondent paraphrased it, "it is an arrestable offence to refuse to answer any question" ( Letters , 20 August).
(9) The BMJ entered the statin debate in 2013, publishing an article that said (I paraphrase) that the benefits of statins were overstated, while their side-effects were undercooked.
(10) There are hundreds of thousands of us out there living with dementia who – to paraphrase the song in the advert – every now and again really could do with a little help from a friend.
(11) In a statement released later on Wednesday by China’s foreign ministry about the meeting, Li was paraphrased as saying China was willing to work with Asean countries in “dispelling interference ... and properly handling the South China Sea issue”.
(12) Heidi N. Moore (@moorehn) Paraphrasing Bernanke answer to Q1: we're not saying how much QE we're going to do because, really, who knows how this sh*t works?
(13) That's the one where Alexi turns up at family businesses, with amazing biceps in a Max Mara frock and says (I'm paraphrasing) "If you lot weren't such a bunch of pass-agg douchebags, you wouldn't need to expand into sex phonelines.
(14) A wise academic once said, (I paraphrase) public service consumers have three options: exit, voice and loyalty.
(15) To paraphrase a famous quote, one could say that today we have the "new Pole" and the "old Pole".
(16) The patriarchy isn't going to smash itself, to paraphrase Habermas (sort of), but nor is it so entrenched that it cannot be overturned by sustained, informed argumentation.
(17) For instance, if a student asked you which way you voted in a general election, you could simply state that you don’t want to bias their opinion, and could even paraphrase the 1996 act.
(18) As the febrile arguments raged on the internet, some observers may have been tempted to paraphrase Henry Kissinger: the politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.
(19) To paraphrase the revolutionary writer Thomas Paine, these politicians are simply sunshine opportunists, who expect Latino voters to support them in good times, but when the going gets tough, they abandon Latinos and their issues as fast as you can say ‘piñata’.
(20) To paraphrase Winston Churchill, the genome project was not the end.
(v. t.) To tell again.
(1) The book begins with Holden directly addressing you, the reader, and he begins to retell the events over a three day period from last December.
(2) He's broken limbs, nearly lost fingers and contracted a potentially deadly bone-marrow infection, as well as performing a string of excellent comedy shows retelling his exploits.
(3) The children generated three original stories, retold two adventure stories, and then answered two sets of comprehension questions after each retelling.
(4) Since the day of the shooting, I have been told the story several dozen times, and it seems that with each retelling the details are subtly different: they grow a little more dramatic perhaps, or a touch more tragic.
(5) His first project is to write a stage play, "a modern retelling of the Theseus legend.
(6) The creative risk – such as it is – within the new series centres on the retelling of real events as they would have been covered by this idealistic newsroom.
(7) But not this year, which has seen box-office success for studio-backed movies such as Son of God ($67m since its debut in late February), Darren Aronofsky’s Noah ($359m), God’s Not Dead ($60m), Heaven is for Real ($91m), and, soon Ridley Scott’s retelling of the story of Moses, Exodus.
(8) Here's a selection of some of the one liners he's retelling: There is a reason I’ve got no plans to run.
(9) One rebuke to purveyors of a failing conventional wisdom, which may have been refined in the retelling , was "When the facts change, I change my mind.
(10) He accomplishes this positive self through narrative retelling of key events in his biography, healing discontinuities by the way he structures his account in interaction with the listener.
(11) It’s just something you’d rather not do.” The conference-goers seem to find comfort in telling and retelling the story of sushi – a strange, foreign dish that showcased raw fish and yet became not just acceptable but trendy in the west.
(12) Interviews and archive footage impressively retell the story of Tilikum’s capture: a horrifying chase involving explosives, boats and helicopters until the young killer whale calves were herded into a cove.
(13) Stuntdriver George Cottle went through four Batmobiles during filming of Batman Begins, a retelling of Bruce Wayne's pre-cape capers that sees him do battle with a scarecrow on a fire-breathing horse hell-bent on, as ever, poisoning Gotham's water supply.
(14) Photograph: Dan Glass Glass adds that other grandchildren of survivors have experienced clinical depression, anxiety, addiction and eating disorders, which they blame on the impact of their families constantly retelling stories of the horrific events their relatives endured.
(15) Stories were elicited under two conditions--story retelling and story generation--from a group of 23 normal young adults and 4 closed head-injured (CHI) adults who had reached a high level of language recovery.
(16) In all three retellings, both groups of subjects retold information in the same order that it occurred in the stories.
(17) How did Batty immerse herself in such company, wheeled out at business functions to retell the story of her son’s murder in February 2014?
(18) Both aphasic and non-brain-damaged subjects increased the amount of information retold across three retellings, although only the increases from Retelling 1 to Retelling 2 were statistically significant.
(19) However, there were significant differences between students with LD and normally achieving students in the amount as well as the type of information included in the retellings and written stories.
(20) I watched other FamAnon members retell the pain of walking away from their children, knowing it was the only way, the only hope.