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also re-en·act (rē′ĕn-ăkt′, -ə-năkt′)
tr.v. re·en·act·ed, re·en·act·ing, re·en·acts also re-en·act·ed or re-en·act·ing or re-en·acts
1. To enact again: reenact a law.
a. To perform again: reenacted the dancer's movements.
b. To act out or re-create dramatically (a historical event, for example): reenact a famous trial.

re′en·act′ment n.
re′en·ac′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.reenact - enact or perform again; "They reenacted the battle of Princeton"
re-create - create anew; "Re-create the boom of the West on a small scale"
2.reenact - enact again; "Congress reenacted the law"
enact, ordain - order by virtue of superior authority; decree; "The King ordained the persecution and expulsion of the Jews"; "the legislature enacted this law in 1985"
3.reenact - act outreenact - act out; represent or perform as if in a play; "She reenacted what had happened earlier that day"
act, play, represent - play a role or part; "Gielgud played Hamlet"; "She wants to act Lady Macbeth, but she is too young for the role"; "She played the servant to her husband's master"
References in classic literature ?
I have related it in the past tense, but the present would be the fitter form, for again and again the somber tragedy reenacts itself in my consciousness--over and over I lay the plan, I suffer the confirmation, I redress the wrong.
HISTORIC: Pilot Martin Keen at Aintree racecourse and in the air (inset) to reenact Cody's Flight 100 years ago, left Main Pictures: GAVIN TRAFFORD
When done thoughtfully, such strategies are neither easy nor necessarily reductive and they reenact some of the critical processes that "create" movements in the first place (organizing, comparing, synthesizing, defining, and so on).
The authors reenact the events by narrating their own book in a lively, humorous, and dramatic way.
Many churches reenact a Passover meal on this night.
I was dumbstruck when I read that "Catholics reenact.
Four months later, the youngsters--then ages 13 months, 21 months, and 28 months--were asked to reenact each set of actions with the same materials after hearing the same verbal descriptions.
The child is then given the opportunity to reenact what the experimenter did.