UK [ˌriːˈsteɪt] / US [ˌrɪˈsteɪt] verb [transitive]
Word forms "restate":
present tense I/you/we/they restate he/she/it restates present participle restating past tense restated past participle restated
to say or write something again or using different words in order to emphasize it or make it clearer

Derived word:
noun countable
Word forms "restatement":
singular restatement plural restatements

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  • restate — transitive verb Date: circa 1713 to state again or in another way …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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