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."
by sneha dhar December 7, 2007
How your version of a quote is displayed to others
My Paraphrasation of the authors quote is "..."
by Corona503 May 4, 2016
To lie make shit up to your advantage
I had to take my car home to paraphrase would be Dad kicked me out.
by Dadthedick September 25, 2017
An auto paraphrasing application is the best way to plagiarize internet articles.
by Enderp October 11, 2017