3. [syn: enact, reenact, act out]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Reenact \Re`en*act"\, Re-enact \Re`-en*act"\(r?`?n*?kt"), v. t.
1. To enact again.
2. Specifically: To enact into law, again; as, Congress
reenacted the environmental law, which had expired.
3. To perform (an action) as a simulation of a prior event;
as, She re-enacted what had happened earlier that day; the
historical society reenacted the signing of the
Declaration of Independence; the militia reenacted the
battle of Trenton.
Syn: model, reenact, simulate, act out.
[WordNet 1.5 + PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
v 1: enact or perform again; "They reenacted the battle of
2: enact again; "Congress reenacted the law"
3: act out; represent or perform as if in a play; "She reenacted
what had happened earlier that day" [syn: enact, reenact,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
21 Moby Thesaurus words for "reenact":
give back, place in, put back, reactivate, reconstitute, reconvert,
recruit, reestablish, refill, reform, rehabilitate, reinstall,
reinstate, reinstitute, reintegrate, reinvest, replace, replenish,
restore, return, revest