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Definition of rewire verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

rewire

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈwaɪə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈwaɪər//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they rewire
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈwaɪə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈwaɪər//
 
he / she / it rewires
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈwaɪəz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈwaɪərz//
 
past simple rewired
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈwaɪəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈwaɪərd//
 
past participle rewired
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈwaɪəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈwaɪərd//
 
-ing form rewiring
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈwaɪərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈwaɪərɪŋ//
 
Electronics, Construction
 
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rewire something to put new electrical wires into a building or piece of equipment The house has been rewired. See related entries: Electronics, Construction
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: rewire