from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To enact again: reenact a law.
- transitive v. To perform again: reenact the first two scenes.
- transitive v. To go through a second time: reenacted the events leading up to the accident.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To enact again.
- v. To recreate an event, especially a historical battle.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To enact again.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To enact again, as a law.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. act out; represent or perform as if in a play
- v. enact or perform again
- v. enact again
How about America "reenact" the protests that crucified LBJ.
As far as the comparison between explicit violence and explicit sex, if you look at both using one as a control point, you will see that most people will not be hacking anyone up, but the chances are much greater that a younger person may attempt to "reenact" a sex scene.
And it was a really heavy night on set, because we knew that this was the night -- since we'd been so, you know, involved it just was -- we were going to kind of reenact and remember and stand in that place.
HOWARD VARINSKY, JURY CONSULTANT: You know, first of all, all juries have to kind of reenact a scene.
Jamie Rector Karen Barker, a vice president of customer care, left, paraded around the office dressed up as a heart last week to reenact what she did on Valentine's Day 2011.
Also, when I started to reenact tallship battles the captain tried to explain manuevering and advantages and I already knew it all.
While it heated up, I went back to the bar and tried to reenact my alchemistic trick in a wine glass.
Costumed residents reenact scenes from the Battle of Puebla, and smoke in the air comes from simulated musket fire.
There's a skirmish at every intersection for the annual Cinco de Mayo parade in Mexico City. Costumed residents reenact scenes from the Battle of Puebla, and smoke in the air comes from simulated musket fire. © Donald W. Miles, 2009
Naya Rivera, too, agrees to reenact her memorable "Blame It on the Alcohol" moment: "No me gusta!"
Are they going to reenact lynching to teach the kids about their heritage?