Paraphrase Par"a*phrase, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Paraphrased}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Paraphrasing}.] To express, interpret, or translate with latitude; to give the meaning of a passage in other language. [1913 Webster]

We are put to construe and paraphrase our own words. --Bp. Stillingfleet. [1913 Webster]

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