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I used to think that the great thing about sculpture was that, like Stonehenge, it was something that stood against time in an adamantine way, and was an absolute mass in space. Now I try to use the language of architecture to redescribe the body as a place.
Antony Gormley

Meaning of "redescribe" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF REDESCRIBE

redescribe  [ˌriːdɪˈskraɪb] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF REDESCRIBE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Redescribe is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb redescribe in English.

WHAT DOES REDESCRIBE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of redescribe in the English dictionary

The definition of redescribe in the dictionary is to describe again.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO REDESCRIBE

PRESENT

Present
I redescribe
you redescribe
he/she/it redescribes
we redescribe
you redescribe
they redescribe
Present continuous
I am redescribing
you are redescribing
he/she/it is redescribing
we are redescribing
you are redescribing
they are redescribing
Present perfect
I have redescribed
you have redescribed
he/she/it has redescribed
we have redescribed
you have redescribed
they have redescribed
Present perfect continuous
I have been redescribing
you have been redescribing
he/she/it has been redescribing
we have been redescribing
you have been redescribing
they have been redescribing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I redescribed
you redescribed
he/she/it redescribed
we redescribed
you redescribed
they redescribed
Past continuous
I was redescribing
you were redescribing
he/she/it was redescribing
we were redescribing
you were redescribing
they were redescribing
Past perfect
I had redescribed
you had redescribed
he/she/it had redescribed
we had redescribed
you had redescribed
they had redescribed
Past perfect continuous
I had been redescribing
you had been redescribing
he/she/it had been redescribing
we had been redescribing
you had been redescribing
they had been redescribing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will redescribe
you will redescribe
he/she/it will redescribe
we will redescribe
you will redescribe
they will redescribe
Future continuous
I will be redescribing
you will be redescribing
he/she/it will be redescribing
we will be redescribing
you will be redescribing
they will be redescribing
Future perfect
I will have redescribed
you will have redescribed
he/she/it will have redescribed
we will have redescribed
you will have redescribed
they will have redescribed
Future perfect continuous
I will have been redescribing
you will have been redescribing
he/she/it will have been redescribing
we will have been redescribing
you will have been redescribing
they will have been redescribing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would redescribe
you would redescribe
he/she/it would redescribe
we would redescribe
you would redescribe
they would redescribe
Conditional continuous
I would be redescribing
you would be redescribing
he/she/it would be redescribing
we would be redescribing
you would be redescribing
they would be redescribing
Conditional perfect
I would have redescribe
you would have redescribe
he/she/it would have redescribe
we would have redescribe
you would have redescribe
they would have redescribe
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been redescribing
you would have been redescribing
he/she/it would have been redescribing
we would have been redescribing
you would have been redescribing
they would have been redescribing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you redescribe
we let´s redescribe
you redescribe
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to redescribe
Past participle
redescribed
Present Participle
redescribing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH REDESCRIBE


ascribe
əˈskraɪb
bribe
braɪb
circumscribe
ˌsɜːkəmˈskraɪb
conscribe
kənˈskraɪb
describe
dɪˈskraɪb
escribe
ɪˈskraɪb
inscribe
ɪnˈskraɪb
interscribe
ˌɪntəˈskraɪb
misdescribe
ˌmɪsdɪˈskraɪb
mistranscribe
ˌmɪstrænˈskraɪb
overprescribe
ˌəʊvəprɪsˈkraɪb
oversubscribe
ˌəʊvəsəbˈskraɪb
prescribe
prɪˈskraɪb
proscribe
prəʊˈskraɪb
scribe
skraɪb
subscribe
səbˈskraɪb
superscribe
ˌsuːpəˈskraɪb
transcribe
trænˈskraɪb
tribe
traɪb
unsubscribe
ˌʌnsəbˈskraɪb

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE REDESCRIBE

redemptional
redemptioner
redemptive
redemptively
Redemptorist
redemptory
redeny
redeploy
redeployment
redeposit
redescend
redescription
redesign
redetermination
redetermine
redevelop
redeveloper
redevelopment
redevelopment area
redeye

WORDS THAT END LIKE REDESCRIBE

ant tribe
caribe
gibe
imbibe
jibe
kibe
Namibe
outbribe
paedotribe
ribibe
sternotribe
subtribe
vibe

Synonyms and antonyms of redescribe in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «redescribe» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF REDESCRIBE

Find out the translation of redescribe to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of redescribe from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «redescribe» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

重新描述
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

redescribimos
570 millions of speakers

English

redescribe
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

redescribe
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

redescribe
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

попросту переводит
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

redescrição
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

redescribe
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

redécrire
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Redescribe
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

redescribe
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

redescribe
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

redescribe
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Redescribe
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

redescribe
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

redescribe
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रीडिझाइन करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

redescribe
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ridescrivere
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

redescribe
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

попросту переводить
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

redescribe
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

redescribe
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

redescribe
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

redescribe
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

redescribe
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of redescribe

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «REDESCRIBE»

The term «redescribe» is used very little and occupies the 161.056 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «REDESCRIBE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about redescribe

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QUOTES WITH «REDESCRIBE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word redescribe.
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Antony Gormley
I used to think that the great thing about sculpture was that, like Stonehenge, it was something that stood against time in an adamantine way, and was an absolute mass in space. Now I try to use the language of architecture to redescribe the body as a place.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «REDESCRIBE»

Discover the use of redescribe in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to redescribe and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Doing Philosophy at the Movies
To fail to narrativize one's own life, to fail to redescribe oneself, Rorty suggests, is to fail to be fully human. As Rorty says, “To fail as a poet—and thus, for Nietzsche, to fail as a human being—is to accept somebody else's description of oneself, ...
Richard A. Gilmore, 2012
2
Prospects for a Common Morality
By contrast, I think that what enables us to make such criticisms is concrete alternative suggestions—suggestions about how to redescribe what we are talking about. Some examples are Galileo's suggestions about how to redescribe the ...
Gene Outka, John P. Reeder, 1992
3
Artificial Intelligence and Creativity: An Interdisciplinary ...
It maintains that we are endogeneously driven to redescribe our implicit procedural knowledge as explicit declarative knowledge, and to continue to redescribe our knowledge in increasingly abstract terms. Thus we are natively endowed with ...
T. Dartnall, 1994
4
Bad Acts and Guilty Minds: Conundrums of the Criminal Law
We can "redescribe" this unintentional act as the intentional act of Oedipus marrying Jocasta. Take Gavrilo Princip's starting World War I (by killing the Archduke Franz Ferdinand). Again, we can "redescribe" the unintentional act of starting the ...
Leo Katz, 2012
5
The Last Conceptual Revolution: A Critique of Richard ...
Is it then because liberals can redescribe better than Nazis, so that, to trope Jefferson, liberal redescriptions are great and will prevail? Apparently this is not the case either. On Rorty's account, we liberals do not have any redescriptive powers ...
Eric Gander, 1999
6
Organizational Improvisation
5. Exploring. the. empty. spaces. of. organizing. How. improvisational. jazz. helps. redescribe. organizational. structure. Mary. Jo. Hatch1. Introduction As businesses become more adaptable and flexible in response to shifting demands and ...
Miguel Pina E. Cunha, Ken Kamoche, 2003
7
Introduction to Christian Theology: Contemporary North ...
Perhaps the last American theologian who in practice (and to some extent in theory) made extended and effective attempts to redescribe major aspects of the contemporary scene in distinctively Christian terms was Reinhold Niebuhr. After the ...
Roger A. Badham, 1998
8
Religion and Reductionism: Essays on Eliade, Segal, and the ...
Our freedom to redescribe others is matched by their freedom not only (a) to decide whether to accept those redescriptions but also (b) to decide whether to allow those redescrip- tions to replace the self-description they already have.
Thomas A. Idinopulos, Edward A. Yonan, 1994
9
Wild Materialism: The Ethic of Terror and the Modern Republic
are capable of, and thereby lets us redescribe ourselves.''18 To the questions of whether this redescription of ourselves will bring about social change, whether such redescriptions follow of necessity upon our greater sensitivity, whether the ...
Jacques Lezra, 2010
10
Edward Bond Letters
create a gap between reason and emotion - so that we can be emotionally free and thus redescribe the social world more rationally. I think that this gap cannot be created by alienation - because the mind isnt free to reason. Freud wondered  ...
Edward Bond, Ian Stuart, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «REDESCRIBE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term redescribe is used in the context of the following news items.
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Ancient, Prickly Worm Finally Shows Its Face
The exquisite remains allowed scientists to redescribe the species since Hallucigenia's important head and mouth features were observable. Hallucigenia's ... «Discover Magazine, Jun 15»
2
Why Fearing Your Own Death May Make Little Sense
I can now redescribe this fact. Though there will later be many experiences, none of these experiences will be connected to my present experiences.” As a result ... «Big Think, Jun 15»
3
The Invisible Art of Play
... but many times just giving the child a new mental picture is enough to redescribe a situation. For example, earlier this year my older daughter was pretending ... «Patheos, May 15»
4
Ben Lerner examines how we put ourselves together in 10:04
“You look at the world and you see only doom, and then you redescribe it as having some kind of potential. That human power of redescription is what I mean by ... «National Post, Nov 14»
5
The Last Place on Earth
... would eat a London ham. A retiring woman of distinguished manners, Fiorucci aims with the Extravaganza to redescribe art patronage in the age of the bland, ... «New York Times, Oct 14»
6
Metaspriggina: Vertebrate Fish Found in Cambrian Explosion
The abstract in Nature catalogs the surprises as the authors "redescribe" ... Here we redescribe Metaspriggina on the basis of new material from the Burgess ... «Discovery Institute, Aug 14»
7
Forgotten Baby Syndrome
Dressing up everyday slips in scientific language doesn't do much more than redescribe them. But there is something to which Diamond is pointing us that is ... «Practical Ethics, Aug 14»
8
Jon Cruddas: Only Labour can speak for England's roots in a single …
Without the power to define their own identities they are unable to defend themselves against more dominant elite cultures that redescribe them in negative ways ... «New Statesman, Jul 14»
9
Hobby Lobby Round-Up
... a warrant” than it does to try to redescribe it in terms of the moral interests of the Sulzburger family, the various employees, the various investors, and so on. «National Review Online, Jul 14»
10
A Labour MP defends the Empire – and only quotes Lenin twice
He does redescribe the cruelty of slave plantations — reminding us, for instance, that the Church of England branded its slaves on the Codrington estate with the ... «Spectator.co.uk, Jun 14»

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