verb (used with object), re·wrote, re·writ·ten, re·writ·ing.
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How to use rewrite in a sentence
That effort is aided by reframing rewrites from outlets like Gateway Pundit and Breitbart, which can pick up on and help spread misleading narratives about real incidents to larger audiences.Seven types of election misinformation to watch out for|Abby Ohlheiser|November 2, 2020|MIT Technology Review
The constitution was rewritten retrospectively in an attempt to put the concession beyond legal challenge.China’s Nicaragua Canal Could Spark a New Central America Revolution|Nina Lakhani|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He has effectively rewritten laws through the active interpretation that I find very problematic.
His first demand was that the country's official constitution be rewritten to prohibit extradition.Pablo Escobar’s Private Prison Is Now Run by Monks for Senior Citizens|Jeff Campagna|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The old roles are increasingly mixed up these days; the rules are being rewritten.Why Is Louis C.K. So Funny? He Uses Humor as a Moral Compass.|Andrew Romano|May 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She was also Meg in the first season of Family Guy, until the character was rewritten.
The day lilies were in bloom, and that meant August; it meant also that her book was written, rewritten, and ready to be copied.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline|Jennie M. Drinkwater
But it was all rewritten in a new metre, and is preserved to us, for all time, in the famous passage in the Knightes Tale; ll.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
Subordinated as it is here rewritten, it does not half express the spiteful independence she assumed to teach Coppy a lesson.English: Composition and Literature|W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
A few chapters of that experimental issue were rewritten for the present and final form of the narrative.The Well-Beloved|Thomas Hardy
Both presented an inextricable tangle of figures scratched out, rewritten, and then again scratched out for fresh modifications.The Surprises of Life|Georges Clemenceau