reenact

verb re·en·act \ ˌrē-ə-ˈnakt \

Definition of reenact

transitive verb
1 :to enact (something, such as a law) again
2 :to act or perform again
3 :to repeat the actions of (an earlier event or incident)

reenactment

play \-ˈnak(t)-mənt\ noun

Examples of reenact in a Sentence

  1. The group reenacted a famous American Civil War battle.

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First Known Use of reenact

1613


REENACT Defined for English Language Learners

reenact

verb

Definition of reenact for English Language Learners

  • : to repeat the actions of (an event)


REENACT Defined for Kids

reenact

verb re·en·act \ ˌrē-ə-ˈnakt \

Definition of reenact for Students

reenacted; reenacting
:to repeat the actions of (an earlier event)
  • The group reenacted the battle.


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