redraft

verb re·draft \ (ˌ)rē-ˈdraft , -ˈdräft \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of redraft

redrafted; redrafting; redrafts
transitive + intransitive
: to draft (something) again
  • redraft a contract/letter/will
  • was hired to redraft the script
  • Major energy legislation … ran into insurmountable hurdles in the Senate last year and may be redrafted to avoid some of the stumbling blocks …
  • —Helen Dewar
  • … the tortured hours [poet Elizabeth] Bishop spent not writing and then, once she finally got started, drafting and redrafting until a poem found … virtuosic form …
  • —Meghan O'Rourke

redraft

play \ˈrē-ˌdraft, -ˌdräft\ noun, plural redrafts
    • … running back and forth from her office to work on drafts and redrafts of a document.
    • —Terry Carter

First Known Use of redraft

1795

in the meaning defined above

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