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Recasting   /rikˈæstɪŋ/   Listen

Changing a particular word or phrase.  Synonyms: rephrasing, rewording.

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"Recasting" Quotes from Famous Books

... myself about these earlier operas, it is only from the necessity of circumstances, not from any desire to hark back. This leads me to Berlioz and Raff. Candidly speaking, I am sorry to hear that Berlioz thinks of recasting his "Cellini". If I am not mistaken, this work is more than twelve years old. Has not Berlioz developed in the meantime so that he might do something quite different? It shows poor confidence in himself to have to return to this earlier work. B. has shown quite ...
— Correspondence of Wagner and Liszt, Volume 1 • Francis Hueffer (translator)

... believing that the dispute growing out of the unpaid obligations due from Venezuela to France will be satisfactorily adjusted. The French cabinet has proposed a basis of settlement which meets my approval, but as it involves a recasting of the annual quotas of the foreign debt it has been deemed advisable to submit the proposal to the judgment of the cabinets of Berlin, Copenhagen, ...
— A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents - Section 2 (of 2) of Volume 8: Chester A. Arthur • James D. Richardson

Words linked to "Recasting" :   paraphrase, rewriting, revising, rephrasing, paraphrasis

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