- 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 redirection
A redirection that allows the show to be paradoxically more vicious and more humane.Why 'X Factor' Trounces 'American Idol'
December 1, 2011
For prescribing and regulating the payment again of postage in case of redirection.Gambia
Frederick John Melville
So, there may be undertaken the redirection of the work of the country school.Farm Boys and Girls
William Arch McKeever
Local political organizations (much in need of redirection).The Challenge of the Country
George Walter Fiske
That which a nervous invalid most needs is a redirection of energy.Outwitting Our Nerves
Josephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury
It is hardly worth while to insist that the need for such a redirection has never been more strongly felt than at the present day.The Life of the Spirit and the Life of To-day
- to direct (someone or something) to a different place or by a different route
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Word Origin and History for redirection
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