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rewrite

re·write

rewrite

 
parts of speech:
transitive verb & intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
pronunciation: ri raIt
inflections: rewrites, rewriting, rewritten, rewrote
definition 1: to write again using different words or a different form or style; revise.
similar words:
revise
definition 2: to write over again.
definition 3: to write (news received from a reporter) in an appropriate format for publishing.
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: ri raIt
definition: something written again, but using different words or a different form or style; revision.
similar words:
edit, revision
Word Parts
The word rewrite contains the following part:
re- Latin prefix that means again; back or back again
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The prefix re- occurs in verbs that are Latin loanwords, where it can mean "again" (revise ) or "back again" (reflect ). It also attaches to English verbs (replay , rewind) with both meanings. Any verb can be prefixed by "re- " to indicate that an action is repeated. No hyphen is necessary unless the word formed is identical to an existing word (re-sign the document, but resign from a job).