[ US /ˈɹiˌɹaɪt, ɹiˈɹaɪt/ ]
  1. write differently; alter the writing of
    The student rewrote his thesis
  2. rewrite so as to make fit to suit a new or different purpose
    re-write a play for use in schools
  1. something that has been written again
    the rewrite was much better
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How To Use rewrite In A Sentence

  • The Chief Inspector has suggested a complete overhaul of the good book, reducing it to a pacier 250 pages, a greater focus on “Floods and brimstone and other cool stuff” and a possible rewrite by Dan Brown to “Sex the whole thing up a bit.” Archive 2008-10-01
  • The producer disliked the script and demanded a rewrite.
  • It might also rewrite the science books. Times, Sunday Times
  • They also rewrite the articles to freshen up the information and publish it anew, which gives them more mileage from the initial work. Just The FAQs For Authors: MaAnna Stephenson | The Creative Penn
  • This week, rewrite a film, any film. Times, Sunday Times
  • It might also rewrite the science books. Times, Sunday Times
  • Take the systems we have now rewrite them, combine them and reenforce them with up to date coverages. Sources: White House considers drafting health care bill
  • By the final chapter, you realise you've been reading a crazy rewrite of The Maltese Falcon.
  • Members of the next assembly, to be elected in February, could rewrite the rules, or throw out the supplementary pension plan entirely.
  • The alternative is to rewrite the sentence to provide the necessary noun or pronoun. Times, Sunday Times
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