AskDefine | Define redirect

Dictionary Definition

redirect v : channel into a new direction; "redirect your attention to the danger from the fundamentalists" [syn: airt]

User Contributed Dictionary



re- + direct


  1. To give new direction to.
  2. To substitute an address or pointer to a new location.
    In Wiki this is done using #REDIRECT new address


to give new direction to
substitute an address or pointer to a new location


  1. An instance in which an address is substituted, pointing a visitor to that address to a new location.
  2. A redirection.
  3. An examination of a witness, following cross-examination, by the party that conducted the direct examination.


  • sense law redirect examination


substition of an address for another one

Extensive Definition

Redirect can refer to:
redirect in German: Weiterleitung
redirect in French: Redirection
redirect in Japanese: リダイレクト
redirect in Portuguese: Redirect
redirect in Russian: Перенаправление
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