verb (used with object), re·wrote, re·writ·ten, re·writ·ing.
- reworked fossil,
- reworked wool,
- rewrite rule,
- rex begonia
Origin of rewrite
Examples from the Web for rewritten
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
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
She was also Meg in the first season of Family Guy, until the character was rewritten.
Correction: The previous sentence was rewritten after original publish for clarity.
When his literary ancestors attempted to conquer La-La Land, they were rebuffed, rewritten, or humiliated.‘The Counselor’ & How Cormac McCarthy Beat the Hollywood Curse|Andrew Romano|October 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She had blotted the page of her old life that night and it never would be rewritten.The House Under the Sea|Sir Max Pemberton
The first page was rewritten and only then did the symphony receive the title: Sinfonia eroica.The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume II (of 3)|Alexander Wheelock Thayer
Mozart had crossed out whole passages, and rewritten them with the remark, "I should have done this so."Life Of Mozart, Vol. 2 (of 3)|Otto Jahn
A more hopeless bit of composition I have seldom read, and four times it was rewritten as I built it into shape.The Story of an Untold Love|Paul Leicester Ford
The pamphlet was rewritten and enlarged, and a third edition of 1818 gives a full exposition of his theory.The English Utilitarians, Volume II (of 3)|Leslie Stephen