AskDefine | Define rewind

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re- "again, back" + wind "turn".


  • Hyphenation: re·wind
  • Rhymes: -aɪnd


  1. To wind back; as, to rewind a VCR, cassette tape, or DVD.
  2. To wind again; as, to rewind an unwound spool of string or tape.



  1. The act of rewinding.
  2. A button or other mechanism for rewinding.
    I meant to pause the picture, but hit the rewind by mistake.

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Rewind may refer to:
rewind in French: Rewind
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