transitive verb Date: circa 1676 1. to enact (as a law) again 2. to act or perform again 3. to repeat the actions of (an earlier event or incident) • reenactment noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Reenact — Re [ e]n*act (r? ?n*?kt ), v. t. To enact again. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reenact — index repeat (do again) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • reenact — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • reenact — v.t. * * * …   Universalium

  • reenact — verb /ɹi.ɛnækt/ a) To enact again. b) To recreate an event, especially a historical battle …   Wiktionary

  • reenact — Synonyms and related words: give back, place in, put back, reactivate, reconstitute, reconvert, recruit, reestablish, refill, reform, rehabilitate, reinstall, reinstate, reinstitute, reintegrate, reinvest, replace, replenish, restore, return,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • reenact — rɪːɪ nækt v. act out a scene or event that took place in the past …   English contemporary dictionary

  • reenact — re·enact …   English syllables

  • reenact — re en•act′ v. t …   From formal English to slang

  • reenact — verb 1. enact or perform again (Freq. 2) They reenacted the battle of Princeton • Derivationally related forms: ↑reenactor, ↑reenactment • Hypernyms: ↑re create • Verb Frames …   Useful english dictionary

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