Meaning of rewrite

re•write

Pronunciation: (v.rē-rīt'n.rē'rīt&sec), [key]
— v., n. -wrote, -writ•ten, -writ•ing,
—v.t.
  1. to write in a different form or manner; revise: to rewrite the entire book.
  2. to write again.
  3. to write (news submitted by a reporter) for inclusion in a newspaper.
—n.
  1. the news story rewritten.
  2. something written in a different form or manner; revision.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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