Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To describe a second time; describe again: as, Nasua narica was redescribed by Von Tschudi as N. leucorhynchus.

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  • verb To describe again.

Etymologies

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re- + describe

Examples

  • And, to take another theme that some have argued to be basic for the understanding of liberalism, it is more than the liberty of a detached individual to 'redescribe' the world in art, imagination and philosophy.

    Rome Lecture: 'Secularism, Faith and Freedom'

  • And, to take another theme that some have argued to be basic for the understanding of liberalism, it is more than the liberty of a detached individual to 'redescribe' the world in art, imagination and philosophy.

    Rome Lecture: 'Secularism, Faith and Freedom'

  • And, to take another theme that some have argued to be basic for the understanding of liberalism, it is more than the liberty of a detached individual to 'redescribe' the world in art, imagination and philosophy.

    Rome Lecture: 'Secularism, Faith and Freedom'

  • In effect, this is to argue that Wilson and Sober have failed to identify a new form of group selection, trait group selection, since at best they have offered a way to redescribe how natural selection operates on individuals and genes.

    The Biological Notion of Individual

  • A. BRUCIA. Well, the hardest part is listening to Judge Owens redescribe everything that happened to Carlie.

    CNN Transcript Mar 15, 2006

  • A. BRUCIA. Well, the hardest part is listening to Judge Owens redescribe everything that happened to Carlie.

    CNN Transcript Mar 15, 2006

  • What makes Christianity distinct is the resolve not to redescribe such 'evils' as ultimately good, and therefore to accept the personal consequences of deliberately choosing to sin.

    Ante-bellum thoughts on Iraq

  • The plausibility of Spinoza's view depends upon the extent to which it can reasonably redescribe this desire, and other similarly troubling desires, in ways which are consistent with IIIp28.

    Spinoza's Psychological Theory

  • At worst, pro-life groups have been actively working to redescribe traditional means of birth control, such as the pill, as “abortifacients,” and have been fighting state laws mandating insurance coverage for birth control by falsely saying they fund abortions.

    Link Farm and Open Thread #17

  • At worst, pro-life groups have been actively working to redescribe traditional means of birth control, such as the pill, as “abortifacients,” and have been fighting state laws mandating insurance coverage for birth control by falsely saying they fund abortions.

    Alas, a blog » 2006 » March

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