What does rewind mean?

Definitions for rewind
riˈwaɪnd; ˈriˌwaɪndrewind

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rewindverb

    wind (up) again

    "the mechanical watch needs rewinding every day"


  1. rewindnoun

    The act of rewinding.

  2. rewindnoun

    A button or other mechanism for rewinding.

    I meant to pause the picture, but hit the rewind by mistake.

  3. rewindverb

    To wind (something) again.

  4. rewindverb

    To wind (something) back, now especially of cassette or video tape; to go back on a video or audio recording.


  1. Rewind

    Rewind is a song by English rapper Devlin, featuring vocals from Diane Birch. The song was released as a Digital download on 24 January 2013 as the lead single from his second studio album A Moving Picture (2013). The song was written by Devlin, Diane Birch, Richard Duffy, Thomas Barnes, Peter Kelleher, Ben Kohn, Ruth-Anne Cunningham and produced by TMS. The song peaked to number 10 on the UK Singles Chart. In the tune, Devlin reflects on himself, taking on more mature and sensitive themes of loss and personal darkness. He stated to 4music, "If I could rewind and have some people that I've lost - some friends and my relatives - see me be successful and grow into a young man, I would've loved them to have been here right now."


  1. rewind

    Rewind refers to the act of moving backwards or reversing through a sequence of information or events, particularly for recorded audio, video or digital media, to go back to an earlier part or point. In a broader sense, it could also metaphorically imply revisiting or going over previously experienced situations or rethinking decisions or actions.


  1. Rewind

    Rewind is a fictional character from the Transformers universes. He is an Autobot historian who works under the commander of the communications officer Blaster.

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    Song lyrics by rewind -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by rewind on the Lyrics.com website.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rewind in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rewind in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of rewind in a Sentence

  1. Renee Dua:

    How I take time for me is by being with my family, that’s when I rewind and recharge.

  2. Mia Carlson:

    As a mother, I was really so thankful for her, you can't rewind something like that.

  3. Michelle Moore:

    I understand there's confusion, anger and perhaps fear, while we can not rewind these past couple of weeks, we can provide some clarity on some misconceptions.

  4. Chiyoki Chen:

    A softer dollar prompted investors to rewind their positions.

  5. Mike Matei:

    If you use the rewind feature that's now standard on many NES and SNES games available on Switch, you DID NOT by any stretch of the imagination beat the god damn game.

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