- to direct again.
- to change the direction or focus of: He redirected the children's energies toward building a sand castle instead of throwing sand at each other.
- Law. pertaining to the examination of a witness by the party calling him or her, after cross-examination.
Origin of redirect
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Examples from the Web for redirect
Then, without berating yourself, redirect your attention back to your practice.Meditation Tips for the Easily Distracted
October 30, 2014
For a lot of Republicans, the likely coming failure of this effort will redirect them to the next presidential election.The Best Republican Efforts Are Not Enough to Defund Obamacare
August 23, 2013
Moreover, the Ryan plan, which Romney endorses, would cut at least that amount but redirect the savings to reducing the deficit.Mitt Romney’s Empty Obamacare-Repeal Rhetoric
June 29, 2012
I marvel at her masterful manipulation of the media, and her ability to redirect the national debate with merely a tweet.Don't Run Sarah!
November 24, 2010
Again we step in and redirect his impulse; we put on his baubles and strut for him.The Joys of Being a Woman
It operates not to perpetuate the forces which produced it but to modify and redirect them.Human Nature and Conduct
And perhaps in redirect some of the damage could be repaired.The Trial of Callista Blake
"One moment," said Badger, detaining Dr. Thornton for the redirect.The Incendiary
W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
And that fact must, and does, daily redirect human pugnacity.The Great Illusion
- to direct (someone or something) to a different place or by a different route
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Word Origin and History for redirect
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