Simple Definition of redirect
: to change the path or direction of (something)
: to use (something) for a different purpose
: to send (a letter or package) to a new mailing address
Full Definition of redirect
: to change the course or direction of
Examples of redirect
They dug trenches near the river to redirect the flow of the water.
Traffic will be redirected to avoid downtown.
Visitors to the old Web site address are redirected automatically to the new one.
I tried to redirect their attention to the other painting.
It's time to redirect your energy to your homework.
First Known Use of redirect
Rhymes with redirect
acrolect, architect, birth defect, circumspect, deselect, dialect, disaffect, disconnect, disinfect, disrespect, edge effect, genuflect, grapholect, incorrect, indirect, in effect, intellect, interject, intersect, introject, introspect, lake effect, misdirect, preselect, re-collect, recollect, reelect, resurrect, retrospect, self-respect, side effect, turtlenecked, vivisect
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