verb (used with object), re·wrote, re·writ·ten, re·writ·ing.
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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 shall have to ask you to rewrite that last page," she said regretfully.Mary Ware's Promised Land|Annie Fellows Johnston
Why not rewrite 'The Taming of the Shrew' with a new background?Charles Frohman: Manager and Man|Isaac Frederick Marcosson and Daniel Frohman
There Fanny shut herself up in a summer-house which was called "The Cabin," and began to rewrite her book.Historic Girlhoods|Rupert S. Holland
For this reason the most skillful reporters on a daily are the rewrite men.News Writing|M. Lyle Spencer
He was as sick about it as a Carlyle who must rewrite a burned-up history, an Audubon who must repaint all his pictures.The Cup of Fury|Rupert Hughes