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Verb: rewrite (rewrote,rewritten)  'ree,rIt
  1. Write differently; alter the writing of
    "The student rewrote his thesis"
     
  2. Write again from the beginning; significantly change
    "rewrite the rules"
Noun: rewrite  'ree,rIt
  1. Something that has been written again
    "the rewrite was much better";
    - revision, rescript

Derived forms: rewrote, rewrites, rewriting, rewritten

Type of: compose, indite [archaic], pen, piece of writing, write, writing, written material

Encyclopedia: Rewrite