Definition of in other words in English:

in other words


  • Expressed in a different way; that is to say.

    ‘The new cat treat has a 90-plus palatability level. In other words, cats like it’
    • ‘Today's woman is closer to today's man - in other words, shaped like a phone box.’
    • ‘Where do they meet when you cross them - in other words, what can you cover with them?’
    • ‘So in other words, the tribunal would make the judgment based on the nature of the claim itself.’
    • ‘Yes, she was one of my friends, or in other words: another one of Meena's posses.’
    • ‘What is lost with the passing of network TV, in other words, is the journalism of verification.’
    • ‘Galloway, by contrast, was his usual self: in other words, a blustering demagogue.’
    • ‘There is a difference, in other words, between tax minimisation and tax evasion.’
    • ‘What, in other words, could possibly be gained by going over the same data that someone else has analysed?’
    • ‘There is no such thing, in other words, as a stimulus which produces the same emotional response in everyone.’
    • ‘The Minister's ruling, in other words, is not quite the definitive decision it might seem at first.’
    namely, that is to say, that is, to wit, to be specific, specifically, in other words, to put it another way
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