As a noun vocabulary
is a usually alphabetized and explained collection of words eg of a particular field, or prepared for a specific purpose, often for learning.
As a verb paraphrase is
A usually alphabetized and explained collection of words e.g. of a particular field, or prepared for a specific purpose, often for learning.
The collection of words a person knows and uses.
The stock of words used in a particular field.
- My Russian vocabulary is very limited.
The words of a language collectively.
- The vocabulary of social sciences is often incomprehensible to ordinary people.
A range of artistic or stylistic forms or techniques
- The vocabulary of any language is influenced by contacts with other cultures.
* defining vocabulary
* controlled vocabulary
* extended vocabulary
* wordhoard (obsolete)
A restatement of a text in different words, often to clarify meaning.
* Etymology of translation
To restate something as, or to compose a paraphrase.