1 render verbally, "recite a poem"; "retell a story" [syn: recite]
2 make into fiction; "The writer fictionalized the lives of his parents in his latest novel" [syn: fictionalize, fictionalise]
3 to say, state, or perform again; "She kept reiterating her request" [syn: repeat, reiterate, ingeminate, iterate, restate] [also: retold]
- Rhymes: -ɛl
- To tell again.
allegorize, battologize, fable, fabulize, fictionalize, fill, give an encore, go over, go through, iterate, mythicize, mythify, mythologize, narrate, novelize, pad, practice, reaffirm, reassert, recapitulate, recite, recount, rehash, rehearse, reissue, reiterate, relate, report, reprint, restate, resume, retail, review, reword, romance, run over, say over, say over again, storify, sum up, summarize, tautologize, tell, tell a story, unfold a tale