- n editing that involves writing something again
- v write differently; alter the writing of
- v rewrite so as to make fit to suit a new or different purpose
- In 1995 Clinton loosened housing rules by rewriting the Community Reinvestment Act, which put added pressure on banks to lend in low-income neighborhoods.
- The most watched and feared candidate of the moment may be rewriting that plot.
- I'm rewriting a song for her.
News & Articles
- Meridian School Board rewriting discipline policies
The Meridian School Board is rewriting the school system's discipline policies to end what the Justice Department called discriminatory disciplinary practices in which black students face harsher punishment than whites for similar misbehavior.
June 14, 2013 - The Clarion-Ledger
- Aaron Sorkin Made 'The Newsroom' Really Timely and He Regrets It
The thing about HBO's The Newsroom is that it centers on news events of the recent past, rewriting history so Will McAvoy and his ACN primetime team emerge heroes. But according to a report from Deadline about a cast event late last night, star Emily Mortimer has revealed that Aaron Sorkin can not only rewrite the past—he can, apparently, predict the future.
June 14, 2013 - The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News
- Meridian School Board rewriting discipline policies that Justice Dept. calls discriminatory
The Meridian School Board is rewriting the school's system discipline policies to end what the Justice Department called discriminatory disciplinary practices in which black students face harsher punishment than whites for similar misbehavior.
June 13, 2013 - The Clarion-Ledger
- Brian Cowen in The Associated Press
Accepting due responsibility, as I do, does not oblige me to accept the rewriting of history and the barefaced denials about their record on the part of the opposition,Cowen said.
- Dwain Chambers in Telegraph.co.uk
It's just great to be here with the team and celebrate in my national colours again,said Chambers. "I haven't been able to do that for a while. It feels good to get back on the medal podium again and start rewriting my name in the history...
- John Hickenlooper in cbs4denver.com
Rewriting the rules is an invitation to litigation and polarization,Hickenlooper said.