1. A restatement of a text in different words, often to clarify meaning.
  2. (Scotland) One of a certain number of Scripture passages turned into verse for use in the service of praise.
Translations Verb

paraphrase (paraphrases, present participle paraphrasing; past and past participle paraphrased)

  1. (ambitransitive) To restate something as, or to compose a paraphrase.

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