Definition of rewrite verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

rewrite

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˌriˈraɪt//
 
rewrite somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they rewrite
 
he / she / it rewrites
 
past simple rewrote
 
past participle rewritten
 
-ing form rewriting
 
 
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to write something again in a different way, usually in order to improve it or because there is some new information I intend to rewrite the story for younger children. This essay will have to be completely rewritten. an attempt to rewrite history (= to present historical events in a way that shows or proves what you want them to)
NAmE//ˈriraɪt//
 
noun