rehash (v.) 1822, from RE- (Cf. re-) "again" + HASH (Cf. hash) (v.). Related: Rehashed; rehashing. The noun is first attested 1849.

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  • rehash — [rē′hash΄, rē′hash′; ] for v., also [ rē hash′] vt. [ RE + HASH1] to work up again or go over again [to rehash the same old arguments] n. the act or result of rehashing [a rehash of an earlier book] …   English World dictionary

  • Rehash — Re*hash (r?*h?sh ), v. t. To hash over again; to prepare or use again; as, to rehash old arguments. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rehash — Re*hash , n. Something hashed over, or made up from old materials. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rehash — index copy, repeat (state again), restatement Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • rehash — [v] talk over again change, discuss, reiterate, repeat, rephrase, restate, reuse, rework, rewrite, say again, state differently; concept 56 Ant. deny, refuse …   New thesaurus

  • rehash — ► VERB ▪ reuse (old ideas or material) without significant change or improvement. ► NOUN ▪ an instance of rehashing …   English terms dictionary

  • rehash — UK [ˌriːˈhæʃ] / US [ˌrɪˈhæʃ] verb [transitive] Word forms rehash : present tense I/you/we/they rehash he/she/it rehashes present participle rehashing past tense rehashed past participle rehashed to do something again without adding new ideas or… …   English dictionary

  • rehash — re|hash [ri:ˈhæʃ] v [T] [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: HASH2] 1.) to use the same ideas again in a new form that is not really different or better used to show disapproval ▪ He simply rehashed the same story. 2.) to repeat something that was discussed …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rehash — rehashes, rehashing, rehashed (The noun is pronounced [[t]ri͟ːhæʃ[/t]]. The verb is pronounced [[t]riːhæ̱ʃ[/t]].) 1) N COUNT: usu sing, N of n (disapproval) If you describe something as a rehash, you are criticizing it because it repeats old… …   English dictionary

  • rehash — noun (C) something such as a piece of writing or a film which is really a copy of an earlier one, although some things have been changed to make it seem new: just a rehash of the original 1959 version rehash verb (T) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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