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v. re·wrote (-rōt′), re·writ·ten (-rĭt′n), re·writ·ing, re·writes
1. To write again, especially in a different or improved form; revise.
2. To put (material submitted to a newspaper or magazine) in a form suitable for publishing.
3. Computers To save (a usually altered file) over its most recent version in the same storage location.
To make revisions in written material.
n. (rē′rīt′)
1. The act or an instance of rewriting.
2. Something rewritten.

re·writ′a·ble, re·write′a·ble adj.
re·writ′er n.


(Journalism & Publishing) journalism US a person who rewrites material for publication
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rewriter - someone who puts text into appropriate form for publication
abbreviator, abridger - one who shortens or abridges or condenses a written work
editor, editor in chief - a person responsible for the editorial aspects of publication; the person who determines the final content of a text (especially of a newspaper or magazine)
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