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Putting someone else's ideas into your own words is called?
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Paraphrase is the verb; paraphrasing is the gerund ( noun ).
a restatement in one's own words of someone else's written work .
To restate in ones own words the written work of someone else is to paraphrase.
empathetic. (from empathy): the ability to understand and share the feelings of another.
When you restate someone's work but in your own words, this iscalled paraphrasing. Unlike plagiarizing were you do not give themthe due credit.
Canada's Prime Minister, Stephen Harper.. Harper has done it at least twice. He copied large portions of speeches given by world leaders and passed them off as his own.
Shame on you! That's illegal!
Yes, it would be plagiarizing if you didn't give any credit to the source.
When you are telling someone's ideas in your own words, you are paraphrasing.
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It is important to use your own words when restating someone else'swritten work in order to avoid plagiarizing. The term for usingyour own words to restate is paraphrasing.
That's known as "paraphrasing," or "to paraphrase." As opposed to "plagiarizing" or "to plagiarize," which means copying another person's work word-for-word, or almost word-fo…r-word.