ACCORDING TO THE MERRIAM-WEBSTER ONLINE DICTIONARY, TO "PLAGIARIZE" MEANS
Paraphrasing is when you restate published writing in your own words. This does not mean simply copying, pasting, and changing a word or two. You need to change the words, sentence structure, and write about it in a different way. Even if you paraphrase, YOU STILL NEED TO CITE YOUR SOURCE since it is not your original idea. Look below for examples of good paraphrasing and tips of how to make your paraphrasing stronger.