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retell

Verb

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]

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Pronunciation

Verb

  1. To tell again.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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
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