verb (used with object), re·wrote, re·writ·ten, re·writ·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM rewritere·writ·er, noun
Example sentences from the Web for rewrite
So, Streep rewrote much of her dialogue, which led to tension with her co-star, Hoffman, who felt she was trying to upstage him.Co-Stars Who Hated Each Other: Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams in 'The Notebook' and More|Marlow Stern|July 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He wrote four articles a day and rewrote every one of them to resell to another newspaper for another 20 pesos.
Former aides Arthur Schlesinger Jr. and Ted Sorensen rewrote history to make him more liberal than he really was.
More than 100 typists rewrote the whole 20-volume set, but it was all worth it.The Oxford English Dictionary: The Original Crowdsourcer|Josh Dzieza|April 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I guess I have now been writing, if I date my writing from the first time I ever rewrote anything, for about 33 years.
She said it was as if one rewrote the fairy tales and made the fairies not fairies but only clever conjurers.Passing By|Maurice Baring
A long time after its delivery, Mr. Lincoln, at the urgent request of friends, rewrote it and affixed his signature.The Blue and The Gray|A. R. White
Dolly muttered something about people who were too particular, but rewrote her menu docilely.Living on a Little|Caroline French Benton
She took another sheet of paper and patiently rewrote all that was on the sheets she had just burned.Mary Ware's Promised Land|Annie Fellows Johnston
Sitting up late into the night, Hartley rewrote his article on Cordelia Vaughan.The Silver Poppy|Arthur Stringer