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Restate  v. t.  To state anew.

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"Restate" Quotes from Famous Books

... all viewed, during a long course of years, from a point of view directly opposite to mine. It is so easy to hide our ignorance under such expressions as the "plan of creation," "unity of design," etc., and to think that we give an explanation when we only restate a fact. Any one whose disposition leads him to attach more weight to unexplained difficulties than to the explanation of a certain number of facts will certainly reject the theory. A few naturalists, endowed with much flexibility ...
— On the Origin of Species - 6th Edition • Charles Darwin

... tried to shift his position and explain away much that he had said. We asked him to let us have the sermon for publication, that we might not do him injustice. But as he contradicted himself flatly in trying to restate his discourse, and refused to let us see his sermon, those who heard him were disgusted with his sophistry ...
— Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897 • Elizabeth Cady Stanton

... biography, he has attempted an appreciation of Peacock's art. As we set ourselves a similar task so recently as February last, when reviewing Dr. Young's edition of the plays, we feel no call to restate our estimate or pit it against that of this new critic. It need only be said that he realizes, as does Mr. Van Doren, the singularity of Peacock's genius; that, though neither has succeeded in showing precisely why it is unique, the English critic has brought forward ...
— Pot-Boilers • Clive Bell

Words linked to "Restate" :   interpret, repeat, retell, paraphrase, rephrase, perseverate, summarize, translate, reword, render, sum up, summarise

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