rework

verb re·work \ (ˌ)rē-ˈwərk \
|Updated on: 20 Jun 2018

Definition of rework

reworked; reworking; reworks
: to work again or anew: such as
a : revise
b : to reprocess (something, such as used material) for further use

Examples of rework in a Sentence

  1. The design has been completely reworked.

  2. the sculptor reworked the clay into another shape

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First Known Use of rework

1842

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REWORK Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of rework for English Language Learners

  • : to make changes to (something, such as a piece of writing or music) in order to improve it



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