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Definitions for rewrite
riˈraɪt; ˈriˌraɪtre·write

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rewrite, revision, rescriptverb

    something that has been written again

    "the rewrite was much better"

  2. rewriteverb

    write differently; alter the writing of

    "The student rewrote his thesis"

  3. rewriteverb

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

    "re-write a play for use in schools"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rewriteverb

    to write again


  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.

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  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. Fabian Hinz:

    Hamas is not aiming for the military destruction of Israel. Ultimately, the rockets are meant to build leverage and rewrite the rules of the game, it’s psychological.

  2. Sean Carey:

    Spitzer's helped us rewrite our textbooks, it changed our understanding of the universe. Robert Hurt told us fundamental things about exoplanet properties. We wouldn't know that the bulk of star formation occurred 10 billion years ago. And my son is going to learn about the TRAPPIST system in school next year.

  3. Paul Ryan:

    DACA was an illegal abuse of executive power, and it’s important to reaffirm that the president can not unilaterally rewrite the law, today’s decision puts the ball in Congress ’ court. … A balance between compassion and deterring future illegal immigration can be found.

  4. Ron DeSantis:

    What you see with wokeness is driving people to take down statues of Abraham Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson – trying to rewrite our history, you have wokeness driving people to try to convince us that men can get pregnant.

  5. American University:

    The hardest thing I had to do as a historian on the topic of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Jews was not to rewrite history based on what we know and believe today.

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