What does rescript mean?

Definitions for rescript
ˈriˌskrɪptre·script

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rescriptnoun

    a reply by a Pope to an inquiry concerning a point of law or morality

  2. decree, edict, fiat, order, rescriptnoun

    a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)

    "a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there"

  3. revision, revisal, revise, rescriptnoun

    the act of rewriting something

  4. rewrite, revision, rescriptnoun

    something that has been written again

    "the rewrite was much better"

Wiktionary

  1. rescriptnoun

    The answer of an emperor (originally the Roman Emperor) when formally consulted by a magistrate or other persons on some difficult point of law.

  2. rescriptnoun

    The official written answer of the Pope upon a question of canon law, or morals.

  3. rescriptnoun

    A duplicate copy of a legal document.

  4. rescriptnoun

    A rewriting, a document copied or written again.

  5. rescriptverb

    To script again or anew.

    We're rescripting some popular British TV shows for an American audience.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Rescriptnoun

    Edict of an emperour.

    Etymology: rescrit, Fr. rescriptum, Lat.

    One finding a great mass of money digged under ground, and being somewhat doubtful, signified it to the emperor, who made a rescript thus; Use it. Francis Bacon, Apophthegms.

    The popes, in such cases, where canons were silent, did, after the manner of the Roman emperors, write back their determinations, which were stiled rescripts or decretal epistles, having the force of laws. John Ayliffe, Parergon.

Wikipedia

  1. Rescript

    In legal terminology, a rescript is a document that is issued not on the initiative of the author, but in response (it literally means 'written back') to a specific demand made by its addressee. It does not apply to more general legislation.

ChatGPT

  1. rescript

    A rescript is an official written response or decree from a monarch, high official, or religious leader on a matter of public concern or legal decision. It can also refer to any legally binding command or decision entered on the court record. In general, it could refer to any authoritative or formal reply or prescription.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rescriptverb

    the answer of an emperor when formallyconsulted by particular persons on some difficult question; hence, an edict or decree

  2. Rescriptverb

    the official written answer of the pope upon a question of canon law, or morals

  3. Rescriptverb

    a counterpart

  4. Etymology: [L. rescriptum: cf. F. rescrit, formerly also spelt rescript. See Rescribe,v. t.]

Wikidata

  1. Rescript

    A rescript is a document that is issued not on the initiative of the author, but in response to a specific demand made by its addressee. It does not apply to more general legislation.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rescript

    rē′skript, n. the official answer of a pope or an emperor to any legal question: an edict or decree.—n. Rescrip′tion, the answering of a letter.—adj. Rescrip′tive.—adv. Rescrip′tively. [Fr.,—L. rescriptumre-, back, scribĕre, scriptum, to write.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rescript in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rescript in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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