verb (used with object), re·wrote, re·writ·ten, re·writ·ing.
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I’m going to miss writing a story when, slogging through hours of rewrites, I’ve finally hit the main vein.After covering everything for 52 years, it’s time to see what I missed|Thomas M. Boswell|May 7, 2021|Washington Post
It uses a new kind of chip that promises better battery life but requires a rewrite or translation software for older apps.It’s okay if you weren’t paying attention to gadgets in 2020. Here are the best ones you missed.|Geoffrey Fowler|November 30, 2020|Washington Post
Part of what we’re trying to do is give a user-friendly rewrite of Lurie.Conducting the Mathematical Orchestra From the Middle|Rachel Crowell|September 2, 2020|Quanta Magazine
It would take hours more for staff to rewrite their report for higher-ups in D.C.The Intern Who Birthed The KAL007 Conspiracy Theories|Tim Mak|September 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I recently wrote an entire book about how Thomas Jefferson wanted each generation to rewrite the American Constitution.
Anyway, Gene and I worked very hard and the rewrite took about three months.Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview|Alex Belth|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If you start the story about your buddy, you better be prepared to rewrite flirty section on the fly.
Accept failure as the essence of process and rewrite your way through it.
I have to-day written 103 and 104, all perfectly wrong, and shall have to rewrite them.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
Each of the librri would write and rewrite the portions assigned to him, until the required number of copies had been made.The Private Life of the Romans|Harold Whetstone Johnston
A younger and more hopeful one saw in it its great elements of popularity, and encouraged him to rewrite it.The Autobiography of a Play|Bronson Howard
Carlyle had to rewrite his book, but his materials remained; his great pictures were all in his mind.Beacon Lights of History, Volume XIII|John Lord
The text is very unsettled, apparently scribes and editors felt themselves free to rewrite it on occasion.