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rewind

play
verb re·wind \(ˌ)rē-ˈwīnd\

Definition of rewind

rewound

play \-ˈwau̇nd\

rewinding

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to wind again; especially :  to reverse the winding of (as film)

Examples of rewind in a sentence

  1. Rewind the tape so that we can hear that song again.

1717

First Known Use of rewind

1717


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rewind

play
noun re·wind \ˈrē-ˌwīnd, (ˌ)rē-ˈ\

Definition of rewind

  1. 1 :  something that rewinds or is rewound

  2. 2 :  an act of rewinding

  3. 3 :  a function of an electronic device that reverses a recording to a previous portion

1926

First Known Use of rewind

1926


REWIND Defined for English Language Learners

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rewind

play
verb re·wind \(ˌ)rē-ˈwīnd\

Definition of rewind for English Language Learners

  • : to make (a recording) go backwards


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rewind

play
noun re·wind \ˈrē-ˌwīnd, (ˌ)rē-ˈ\

Definition of rewind for English Language Learners

  • : a function that causes a recording (such as an audiotape or a videotape) to go backwards


REWIND Defined for Kids

rewind

play
verb re·wind \rē-ˈwīnd\

Definition of rewind for Students

rewound

\-ˈwau̇nd\

rewinding

  1. :  to reverse the winding or direction of play of


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