1. rescript, answer, reply, response

usage: a reply by a Pope to an inquiry concerning a point of law or morality

2. decree, edict, fiat, order, rescript, act, enactment

usage: 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"

3. revision, revisal, revise, rescript, rewriting, revising

usage: the act of rewriting something

4. rewrite, revision, rescript, writing, written material, piece of writing

usage: something that has been written again; "the rewrite was much better"

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