Definition of retell in English:

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retell

Pronunciation: /ˌrēˈtel/

verb (past and past participle retold)

[with object]
Tell (a story) again or differently: Walker retells the history of the world from the black perspective
More example sentences
  • The title of this volume sets the tone by its reference to a long poem that retells a classical story.
  • Ancient vases and carvings tell the story of the war, but whether they are retelling myth or history remains unknown.
  • Her savior of the previous night had missed his cue in the dance, and the story was retold in a different version.

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Syllabification: re·tell

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