tr.v. re·spelled or re·spelt (-spĕlt′), re·spell·ing, re·spells
To spell again or in a new way, especially by using a phonetic alphabet.


vb (tr)
1. (Linguistics) to spell again
2. (Linguistics) to alter the spelling of



to spell again or anew, esp. using a different system of symbols.
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And that's why she could muster enough courage to suggest to Ekta that she respell the title of her next film.
There are no significant differences between groups with respell to the above baseline characteristics.
Next, the student was told that the word was spelled incorrectly and asked to try and respell it.
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Because he seemed uncomfortable, I didn't press him to respell the name for me, and thankfully, I noticed his name on his paper and copied it from there.
The Notes/Rests menu features a large number of global commands: not only are there three transposition options (which affect both notes and chord symbols), there are commands to delete redundant accidentals, to respell notes enharmonically, to renotate rhythms to make them conform to standard notational practice for the meter in use, to collect multiple measures of rests in a part and create multi-bar rests from them, to fill empty measures with whole rests, to remove gaps in the score, and to remove modifiers.
In his transcriptions of Ward's pieces, Payne respells several passages in which the original manuscripts mix sharps and fiats in a manner modern musicians would find unfamiliar.