Definition of Rescript

1. Noun. A reply by a Pope to an inquiry concerning a point of law or morality.

Generic synonyms: Answer, Reply, Response



2. Noun. A legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge). "A friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there"
Exact synonyms: Decree, Edict, Fiat, Order
Generic synonyms: Act, Enactment
Specialized synonyms: Consent Decree, Curfew, Decree Nisi, Imperial Decree, Judicial Separation, Legal Separation, Programma, Ban, Prohibition, Proscription, Stay, Bull, Papal Bull
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Derivative terms: Decree, Decree, Order, Order

3. Noun. The act of rewriting something.
Exact synonyms: Revisal, Revise, Revision
Generic synonyms: Revising, Rewriting
Derivative terms: Revise, Revise, Revise

4. Noun. Something that has been written again. "The rewrite was much better"
Exact synonyms: Revision, Rewrite
Generic synonyms: Piece Of Writing, Writing, Written Material
Derivative terms: Rewrite, Rewrite

Definition of Rescript

1. n. The answer of an emperor when formallyconsulted by particular persons on some difficult question; hence, an edict or decree.

Definition of Rescript

1. Noun. The answer of an emperor (originally the Roman Emperor) when formally consulted by a magistrate or other persons on some difficult point of law. ¹

2. Noun. The official written answer of the Pope upon a question of canon law, or morals. ¹

3. Noun. A duplicate copy of a legal document. ¹

4. Noun. A rewriting, a document copied or written again. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) To script again or anew. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rescript

1. something rewritten [n -S]

Medical Definition of Rescript

1. 1. The answer of an emperor when formallyconsulted by particular persons on some difficult question; hence, an edict or decree. "In their rescripts and other ordinances, the Roman emperors spoke in the plural number." (Hare) 2. The official written answer of the pope upon a question of canon law, or morals. 3. A counterpart. Origin: L. Rescriptum: cf. F. Rescrit, formerly also spelt rescript. See Rescribe. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Rescript

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1. A History of Greece: From the Earliest Period to the Close of the Generation by George Grote (1862)
"But we do not know by what representations this rescript had been procured. It would seem that Antipater had orders farther, to restrain or modify the ..."

2. General History of the Christian Religion and Church by August Neander, Joseph Torrey (1849)
"But this latter rescript has also come down to us in a form which renders the attempt to do this both difficult and unsafe.2 It is most probable that, ..."

3. The History of Christianity by Henry Hart Milman (1840)
"When the rescript arrived they laid down their arms, and assembled in peaceful ... The officer began ; rescript the first words of the rescript plainly ..."

4. Roman Law in the Modern World by Charles Phineas Sherman (1922)
"Legitimation by Imperial rescript. Legitimation by Imperial rescript was analogous to the grant of free-born citizenship by the Emperor to freedmen ..."

5. The Early Persecutions of the Christians by Leon Hardy Canfield (1913)
"Callewaert sees in the rescript to Minucius Fundanus further proof that there were ... The rescript of Trajan to Pliny definitely made Christianity a crime ..."

6. Readings in the History of Education: A Collection of Sources and Readings by Ellwood Patterson Cubberley (1920)
"The second (6) is a rescript issued by the Mikado, in 1890, and forms the ... Based on this rescript, textbooks on moral education have been prepared by a ..."

7. Readings in the History of Education: A Collection of Sources and Readings by Ellwood Patterson Cubberley (1920)
"The second (b) is a rescript issued by the Mikado, in 1890, and forms the ... Based on this rescript, textbooks on moral education have been prepared by a ..."

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