Definition of 'rewrite'
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It might also rewrite the science books. Times, Sunday Times (2016)All I want to do is continue rewriting history here. The Sun (2016)You will be asked to write and rewrite and write again until you finally get it right. Christianity Today (2000)Thinking of the future was dangerous because it meant trying to rewrite the divine script. Times, Sunday Times (2011)To do so he will have to rewrite the history books. The Sun (2013)This would lead to a rewriting of history. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The process of writing and rewriting clarifies their thoughts and strengthens their hold on their own ideas. A Short Guide to Writing About History (1995)The weather last month rewrote the record books. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This collaboration is rewriting our national history. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The key to good writing is rewriting. Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)Spain are going to have to rewrite the history books after losing their opening game. The Sun (2010)No amount of trying to rewrite history can change that fact. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Further, what is to stop a subsequent government rewriting the constitution when it comes to power? Times, Sunday Times (2015)If the present team go up, they may be rewriting history again. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You wouldn't want me rewriting your script. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The actors often completely rewrote the scripts, he said. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Script is rewritten so he doesn't have to move. The Sun (2014)Most speech writing is rewriting. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Not unless he has rewritten the laws of physics, it isn't. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This week, rewrite a film, any film. Times, Sunday Times (2015)That's a place for films that rewrite genre conventions, rather than slavishly tick them off. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This is the point at which you go in there and listen to one song over and over again, and rewrite the scenes you don't like. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'rewrite'
British English: rewrite VERB
If someone rewrites a piece of writing such as a book, an article, or a law, they write it in a different way in order to improve it.
Following this critique, students rewrite their papers and submit them for final evaluation.
Definition of rewrite from the Collins English Dictionary
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