What does rewrite mean?

Definitions for rewrite
riˈraɪt; ˈriˌraɪtrewrite

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rewrite, revision, rescript(verb)

    something that has been written again

    "the rewrite was much better"

  2. rewrite(verb)

    write differently; alter the writing of

    "The student rewrote his thesis"

  3. rewrite(verb)

    rewrite so as to make fit to suit a new or different purpose

    "re-write a play for use in schools"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rewrite(verb)

    to write again

Freebase

  1. Rewrite

    Rewrite is a Japanese visual novel developed by Key, a brand of Visual Art's. It was released on June 24, 2011 for Windows PCs and is rated for all ages. Rewrite is Key's ninth game, along with other titles such as Kanon, Air, and Clannad. Key released a fan disc expanding on the game's story titled Rewrite Harvest festa! on July 27, 2012 for Windows. The story follows the life of Kotarou Tennouji, a high school student with superhuman abilities who investigates supernatural mysteries with five girls from his school. This ultimately leads him into the middle of a conflict between familiar summoners and superhumans searching for a familiar girl named Kagari who is the key to intelligent life and its destruction on Earth. The gameplay in Rewrite follows an interactive branching plot line with multiple scenarios, and focuses on the player character gaining the favor of the six female main characters. There are additional minigames and quests added into the gameplay, which are necessary to complete the game. The game ranked as the best-selling PC game sold in Japan for the time of its release, and charted in the national top 50 twice more afterwards. There have been four manga adaptations based on Rewrite published by ASCII Media Works and Ichijinsha. Comic anthologies, light novels and an art book were also published, as were several music albums.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rewrite

    rē-rīt′, v.t. to write a second time.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rewrite in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rewrite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of rewrite in a Sentence

  1. Mark Hayes:

    We cannot rewrite history, but we can right history.

  2. Terry Gilliam:

    The rhythms weren't right, it needed a whole other rewrite.

  3. Belinda Kennedy:

    When we start trying to rewrite our history, we are forgetting our history.

  4. Rizal Ramli:

    It is time to rewrite our history, (Freeport) has to pay 6-7 percent royalty.

  5. Lester Tenney:

    I would shake his hand, and at the same time I most probably would say 'don’t rewrite history'.

Images & Illustrations of rewrite

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