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redirect

[ ree-di-rekt, -dahy- ]
/ ˌri dɪˈrɛkt, -daɪ- /
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verb (used with object)
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.
adjective
Law. pertaining to the examination of a witness by the party calling him or her, after cross-examination.
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Origin of redirect

First recorded in 1835–45; re- + direct

OTHER WORDS FROM redirect

re·di·rec·tion, noun
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How to use redirect in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for redirect

redirect
/ (ˌriːdɪˈrɛkt, ˌriːdaɪ-) /

verb (tr)
to direct (someone or something) to a different place or by a different route

Derived forms of redirect

redirection, noun
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