What is the difference between Rephrase and Reframe?

The difference between rephrase and reframe

is that “rephrase” is to say or write something with different wording and “reframe” is to frame again.

rephrase

reframe

Verb

  • To say or write something with different wording.

Synonyms

  • restate, reword

Verb

  • (transitive) To frame again.
  • (transitive) To redescribe, from a different perspective; to relabel.

Examples

  • The woman in the shop was reframing a painting.
  • The military reframed tedium as duty.

Noun

  • An instance of reframing.

Examples

  • A counselor’s reframe of the term “protecting" to “enabling" suggests a different function with respect to the individual’s behavior.