rewrite
I. verb (rewrote; rewritten; rewriting) Date: 1567 transitive verb 1. to write in reply 2. to make a revision of (as a story) ; cause to be revised: as a. to put (contributed material) into form for publication b. to alter (previously published material) for use in another publication intransitive verb to revise something previously written • rewriter noun II. noun Date: 1914 1. a piece of writing (as a news story) constructed by rewriting 2. an act or instance of rewriting

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