rewrite

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Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ write

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rewrite (plural rewrites)

  1. The act of writing again or anew.
  2. Something that has been written again.

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Verb[edit]

rewrite (third-person singular simple present rewrites, present participle rewriting, simple past rewrote, past participle rewritten)

  1. To write again, differently (to modify).
  2. To write again (without changing).

Usage notes[edit]

  • The verb "restate" has analogous senses "to state again" and "to rephrase, to state again differently".

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