reinscribe

verb re·in·scribe \ ˌrē-ən-ˈskrīb \

Definition of reinscribe

transitive verb
: to reestablish or rename in a new and especially stronger form or context
  • how do contemporary writers reimagine or reinscribe the culturally laden figure of the aging woman?
  • —Ruth O. Saxton

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First Known Use of reinscribe

1878


Law Dictionary

reinscribe

transitive verb re·in·scribe \ ˌrē-in-ˈskrīb \

legal Definition of reinscribe

in the civil law of Louisiana : to inscribe (as a mortgage) again especially after expiration of the period of inscription (as ten years)
Note: A recorded mortgage or document creating a privilege is reinscribed by filing a notice of reinscription with the recorder.

reinscription

\-ˈskrip-shən\ noun

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