Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To provide with new wiring.
  • intransitive verb To install new wiring.

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  • verb To replace or reconnect the wires of a device or installation.
  • verb To change the functionality of something by altering the parameters or logic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb provide with new wiring

Etymologies

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re- +‎ wire

Examples

  • Well, in my book Rapid Evolution, I suggest to readers that we need to "rewire" ourselves ... for our rapid evolution.

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  • To increase neuroplasticity (the continual ability of the brain to "rewire" itself) and neurogenesis (the formation of new nerve cells), brain stimulation is vital.

    Alvaro Fernandez: A Multi-Pronged Approach to Brain Health

  • The intensive therapy tested in the study, with or without robots, takes advantage of neuroplasticity - the ability of the adult brain to "rewire" itself.

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  • Researchers say long-term intensive stroke rehabilitation therapy, with or without robots, takes advantage of the brain's neuroplasticity -- the ability of the brain to "rewire" itself and compensate for lost function after damage.

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  • The intensive therapy tested in the study, with or without robots, takes advantage of neuroplasticity - the ability of the adult brain to "rewire" itself.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • These assisted body movements helped the stroke-damaged brain learn to compensate for the lost function and begin to "rewire" itself, the study authors explained in a news release from Brown University.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Researchers say long-term intensive stroke rehabilitation therapy, with or without robots, takes advantage of the brain's neuroplasticity -- the ability of the brain to "rewire" itself and compensate for lost function after damage.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Researchers say long-term intensive stroke rehabilitation therapy, with or without robots, takes advantage of the brain's neuroplasticity -- the ability of the brain to "rewire" itself and compensate for lost function after damage.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Researchers say long-term intensive stroke rehabilitation therapy, with or without robots, takes advantage of the brain's neuroplasticity -- the ability of the brain to "rewire" itself and compensate for lost function after damage.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • There is a growing body of research that connects neuroscience to leadership - and one of the more fascinating discoveries is that the brain can "rewire" itself based

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