Reiterate vs Retell - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between reiterate and retell
is that reiterate
is to say or do (something) for a second time, such as for emphasis while retell
is to tell again, to paraphrase, to tell something one has read or heard.
As an adjective reiterate
is reiterated; repeated.
To say or do (something) for a second time, such as for emphasis.
- Let me reiterate my opinion.
, date=April 23
, author=Angelique Chrisafis
, title=François Hollande on top but far right scores record result in French election
, work=the Guardian
, passage=He said France clearly wanted to "close one page and open another". He reiterated
his opposition to austerity alone as the only way out of Europe's crisis: "My final duty, and I know I'm being watched from beyond our borders, is to put Europe back on the path of growth and employment."}}
to say or do (something) repeatedly
- You never spoke what did become you less / Than this; which to reiterate were sin.
- That with reiterated crimes he might / Heap on himself damnation.
Although iterate'' and ''reiterate''''' are similar, ''iterate'' indicates that the action is performed for each of a set of items, while '''''reiterate indicates a more general repetition.
To tell again, to paraphrase, to tell something one has read or heard.