rewrite has definitions from the field of writing
1
[ verb ] (writing) write differently; alter the writing of

Examples

"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 .

2
[ verb ] (writing) rewrite so as to make fit to suit a new or different purpose

Synonyms

adapt

Examples

"re-write a play for use in schools"

Related terms

write writing

3
[ noun ] (writing) something that has been written again

Synonyms

revision rescript

Examples

"the rewrite was much better"

Related terms

writing adapt

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