1. does not match the source word for word
2. involves putting a passage from a source into your own words
3. changes the words or phrasing of a passage, but retains and fully communicates the original meaning
4. must be attributed to the original source
5. It is not a summary.
6. It does not contain most of the words or phrases from the original (plagiarism).
7. It includes all minor details from original.
8. The meaning of the writing being paraphrased is clearer to the reader than in the original text.
9. It restates the thesis.
10.It is usually longer than the original.
"Immanuel Kant maintained the view that 'Existence' is obviously not a predicate."

After paraphrasing:-

"One prominent scholar believes 'existence' is not a predicate."
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How your version of a quote is displayed to others
My Paraphrasation of the authors quote is "..."
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To lie make shit up to your advantage
I had to take my car home to paraphrase would be Dad kicked me out.
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to state something written or spoken in different words, especially in a shorter and simpler form to make the meaning clearer but with emotions moreso than logic
Person One: How would you paraphrase the book, “Old Yeller?”
Person Two: kid murks his dog because it had rabies and the kid didn’t even try to take the dog to a veterinary clinic!
Person One: There’s more to the book than that!
Person Two: You said paraphrase, you didn’t say anything about petty paraphrasing!
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An auto paraphrasing application is the best way to plagiarize internet articles.
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