redescribe

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ describe

Verb[edit]

redescribe (third-person singular simple present redescribes, present participle redescribing, simple past and past participle redescribed)

  1. (transitive) To describe again.
    • 2012, Richard A. Gilmore, Doing Philosophy at the Movies (page 9)
      To fail to narrativize one's own life, to fail to redescribe oneself, Rorty suggests, is to fail to be fully human.

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