[ verb ] (writing) write differently; alter the writing of
"The student rewrote his thesis"
Used in print(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)
1 ) Every age rewrites the events of its history in_terms_of what should have been , creating legends about itself that rationalize contemporary beliefs and excuse contemporary actions .
Such identification comes for each group in each crisis by rewriting history into legend and developing appropriate national heroes .