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verb (used with object), re·scaled, re·scal·ing.
  1. to revise the scale of, especially to make smaller or more modest: to rescale a budget.
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Origin of rescale

First recorded in 1940–45; re- + scale3
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  • Then only was the opportunity theirs to rescale a sky that was reserved for prelates and rajahs.

    The Lords of the Ghostland

    Edgar Saltus