What is a Paraphrase Machine?

Updated Aug 16, 2021

Machines for Paraphrasing

By Matthew

Paraphrasing is a great way to summarize and express your thoughts without copying someone else’s work. Paraphrasing can be accomplished by using a paraphrase machine which analyzes the sentence you want to rephrase and then produces a new sentence that is similar but different from the original. Many paraphrase machines are online and easy to access. They are great for those who are not confident in their paraphrasing skills. An editor can make your paraphrasing look completely natural, but now, so can a paraphrasing tool. There are software programs that you can use on your own computer to produce and edit new sentences. This article will show you how to use a paraphrase machine to your advantage.

The first step is finding a good paraphrase machine. The best way to do this is by asking friends, classmates or family members what they use. We recommend you try our paraphrase machine, which is entirely free. When you find a website that seems reliable, try it out for yourself and see if you like it. The more you use the machine, the more familiar you will become with it and the better your writing will be.

You may not want to write only one sentence when using a paraphrase machine; instead, try writing an entire paragraph or even an entire essay. Use at least three sentences per paragraph and change the order of the sentences if you want to make sure your original writing is still intact. If any of the sentences are complex in nature, try rephrasing them with simpler words. Once you have the paraphrase you want, copy it and save it to your files.

For more on this point, check out our article on our sentence thesaurus.

When you choose to use a paraphrase machine to rephrase your writing, make sure that you do not use the same paraphrase for different projects. This is plagiarism and will not be accepted. Paraphrasing allows you to express your thoughts in a way that is similar but different from the original. It also allows you to express yourself in different ways if you try paraphrasing in several different ways. The more you use a paraphrase machine, the better writer you will become!

To learn more, check out this paraphrase how to guide; it's always good to see examples of paraphrase, so you know what to expect.