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rewrite

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verb re·write \(ˌ)rē-ˈrīt\

Definition of rewrite

rewrote

play \-ˈrōt\;

rewritten

play \-ˈri-tən\;

rewriting

play \-ˈrī-tiŋ\
  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to write in reply

  3. 2 :  to make a revision of (something, such as a story) :  cause to be revised: such asa :  to put (contributed material) into form for publicationb :  to alter (previously published material) for use in another publication

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to revise something previously written

rewriter

noun

Examples of rewrite in a Sentence

  1. The teacher asked him to rewrite the essay.

  2. I had to rewrite the computer program.

1567

First Known Use of rewrite

1567


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rewrite

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noun re·write \ˈrē-ˌrīt\

Definition of rewrite

  1. 1 :  a piece of writing (such as a news story) constructed by rewriting

  2. 2 :  an act or instance of rewriting

1901

First Known Use of rewrite

1901



REWRITE Defined for English Language Learners

rewrite

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verb

Definition of rewrite for English Language Learners

  • : to write (something) again especially in a different way in order to improve it or to include new information


REWRITE Defined for Kids

rewrite

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verb re·write \ˌrē-ˈrīt\

Definition of rewrite for Students

rewrote

\-ˈrōt\;

rewritten

\-ˈri-tən\;

rewriting

\-ˈrī-tiŋ\
  1. :  to write over again especially in a different way Rewrite this confusing sentence.



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