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rewrite

[ verb ree-rahyt; noun ree-rahyt ]
/ verb ri藞ra瑟t; noun 藞ri藢ra瑟t /
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verb (used with object), re路wrote, re路writ路ten, re路writ路ing.
to write in a different form or manner; revise: to rewrite the entire book.
to write again.
to write (news submitted by a reporter) for inclusion in a newspaper.
noun
the news story rewritten.
something written in a different form or manner; revision: They loved the rewrite, and said it would be a blockbuster!
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Origin of rewrite

First recorded in 1560鈥70; re- + write

OTHER WORDS FROM rewrite

re路writ路er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for rewrite

rewrite

verb (ri藧藞ra瑟t) -writes, -writing, -wrote or -written (tr)
to write (written material) again, esp changing the words or form
computing to return (data) to a store when it has been erased during reading
noun (藞ri藧藢ra瑟t)
something rewritten
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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