Rehash vs Restate - What's the difference?

rehash | restate |


As verbs the difference between rehash and restate

is that rehash is to rework old material (physical material, ideas, documents etc), redo some work, with some variations while restate is to state again (without changing).

As a noun rehash

is something reworked, or made up from old materials.

rehash

English

Verb

(es)
  • To rework old material (physical material, ideas, documents etc), redo some work, with some variations.
  • Today's parliamentary session only rehashed last week's arguments.
    The CEO of the company only rehashed a speech for the news conference.
    The general rehashed plans for the war.
  • (computing) To recompute the structure of a hash table, taking into account any newly added items.
  • Noun

    (es)
  • Something reworked, or made up from old materials.
  • He wrote a bad rehash of an earlier essay.
  • (computing) A recomputation of the structure of a hash table, taking into account any newly added items.
  • restate

    English

    Verb

    (restat)
  • to state again (without changing)
  • to state differently; to rephrase(jump)
  • Synonyms

    * repeat, reiterate * (jump) rephrase, reword