UK [ˌriːdɪˈrekt] / US [ˌrɪdɪˈrekt] / US [ˌrɪdaɪˈrekt] verb [transitive]
Word forms "redirect":
present tense I/you/we/they redirect he/she/it redirects present participle redirecting past tense redirected past participle redirected
1) British to send something that you have received to another address, usually because the person it is being sent to has gone to live there
2) to tell someone to go to a different place
3) to use money or effort for a different purpose

The money we save will be redirected to other parts of the business.

Derived word:
noun countable/uncountable
Word forms "redirection":
singular redirection plural redirections

English dictionary. 2014.

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