Definition of reenact
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)
reenactmentplay \-ˈnak(t)-mənt\ noun
Examples of reenact in a Sentence
The group reenacted a famous American Civil War battle.
Recent Examples of reenact from the Web
Admission for the U.S.S. Cod will be free from 12-3 p.m. Every year the crew of the Cod reenacts the rescue when for three days the Cod served as a home for two complete sub crews -- a total of 152 souls aboard the 312-foot sub.
They were transfixed by displays of marksmanship, riding tricks and reenacted battles.
Members of six local churches reenacted the 14 stations leading up to the death of Christ, acting out the scenes along a three-mile stretch of 26th St.
The President may reenact the ban on bringing those goodies back as well.
Here’s a few of the weirdest elements that don’t involve world leaders reenacting a scene from Indiana Jones.
Speaking of all-black, K-Pop music group BTS, who won the award for Top Social Artist, basically reenacted Reservoir Dogs in coordinated skinny black suits on the red carpet.
After the presentation, the young people joined the police and students from STAND outside to reenact a traffic stop.
If Lumet's film does a better job dramatizing this, that's little surprise: D'Ambrosio acknowledges as much, using clips from the feature instead of reenacting key scenes.
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First Known Use of reenact
REENACT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of reenact for English Language Learners
: to repeat the actions of (an event)
REENACT Defined for Kids
Definition of reenact for Students
: to repeat the actions of (an earlier event) The group reenacted the battle.
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