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1. rewrite

verb. ['riːˈraɪt, ˈriːˌraɪt'] write differently; alter the writing of.

Synonyms

  • revise
  • transliterate
  • decrypt
  • write
  • transcribe
  • decipher

Antonyms

  • convert
  • inscribe
  • encipher
  • write in code

Etymology

  • re- (English)
  • write (English)
  • writen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Rewrite

  • seawright

Sentences with rewrite


1. Verb, base form
Proofread and rewrite your closing statement.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
When multiplying fractions by whole numbers, rewrite the whole number as a fraction with a denominator of 1.

3. Noun, singular or mass
She must be analytical and able to suggest questions for the writer to ask in the rewrite.

Quotes about rewrite


1. This is what love does: It makes you want to rewrite the world. It makes you want to choose the characters, build the scenery, guide the plot. The person you love sits across from you, and you want to do everything in your power to make it possible, endlessly possible. And when it’s just the two of you, alone in a room, you can pretend that this is how it is, this is how it will be.
- David Levithan, Every Day

2. Write with the door closed, rewrite with the door open.
- Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

3. I can't. You can't rewrite the past.
- Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why

2. rewrite

noun. ['riːˈraɪt, ˈriːˌraɪt'] something that has been written again.

Synonyms

  • rescript
  • writing
  • piece of writing
  • written material

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • agitate
  • code
  • cypher

Etymology

  • re- (English)
  • write (English)
  • writen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. rewrite

verb. ['riːˈraɪt, ˈriːˌraɪt'] rewrite so as to make fit to suit a new or different purpose.

Synonyms

  • write
  • compose
  • pen

Antonyms

  • cipher

Etymology

  • re- (English)
  • write (English)
  • writen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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