Paraphrase in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Paraphrase

to take someone else’s words or writing and restate it

Examples of Paraphrase in a sentence

When you paraphrase the work, make sure that you clarify any confusing parts.  🔊

Forgetting to paraphrase, the student was reprimanded for quoting the original work without citing the source.  🔊

The speaker’s botched attempt to paraphrase Abraham Lincoln’s famous speech left the crowd bewildered.  🔊

Since he couldn’t paraphrase the work in his own words, the author decided to start fresh.  🔊

The woman tried to paraphrase the conversation from memory but couldn’t remember the key points.  🔊

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