verb (used with object), re·worked or re·wrought, re·work·ing.
- to work or form again: to rework gold.
- to revise or rewrite: to rework an essay.
- to process again or anew for reuse: to rework wool.
- an act or instance of reworking: His latest book is merely a rework of his earlier novel.
- to use again in altered formthe theme has been reworked in countless well-known poems
- to rewrite or revise
- to reprocess for use again