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Princeton's WordNet

  1. recite, retell(verb)

    render verbally, "recite a poem"

    "retell a story"

  2. fictionalize, fictionalise, retell(verb)

    make into fiction

    "The writer fictionalized the lives of his parents in his latest novel"

  3. repeat, reiterate, ingeminate, iterate, restate, retell(verb)

    to say, state, or perform again

    "She kept reiterating her request"


  1. retell(Verb)

    To tell again, to paraphrase, to tell something one has read or heard.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Retell(verb)

    to tell again

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Retell

    rē-tel′, v.t. to tell again.

How to pronounce retell?

  1. Alex
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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of retell in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of retell in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of retell in a Sentence

  1. Mahtowin Munro:

    We go there every year, along with many nonindigenous allies, as well, to talk about the truth about Thanksgiving, we still have to retell the story because it's still not known well enough.

  2. Dejan Stojanovic:

    How does one say something new and not retell?

Images & Illustrations of retell

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