Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To write again, especially in a different or improved form; revise.
  • transitive v. To put (material submitted to a newspaper or magazine) in a form suitable for publishing.
  • transitive v. Computer Science To save (a usually altered file) over its most recent version in the same storage location.
  • intransitive v. To make revisions in written material.
  • n. The act or an instance of rewriting.
  • n. Something rewritten.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of writing again or anew.
  • n. Something that has been written again.
  • v. To write again, differently (to modify).
  • v. To write again (without changing).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To write again.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To write a second time.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. write differently; alter the writing of
  • n. something that has been written again
  • v. rewrite so as to make fit to suit a new or different purpose

Etymologies

re- +‎ write (Wiktionary)

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