Definition of recode in English:

recode

verb

[with object]
  • 1Put (something, especially a computer program) into a different code.

    ‘this allows many changes to be made without recoding application programs’
    • ‘If we recode our data into binary characters as Gray and Atkinson did, we have to create three characters, one for each cognate set.’
    • ‘Henry says he has no desire to spend the time and money recoding those as Java applications.’
    • ‘The whole thing's been recoded in compliant HTML and CSS, so it's also quite flexible.’
    • ‘The result is ineffective Web sites which may turn away customers and sites that need to be recoded after the complaints start coming in.’
    • ‘I created a separate data matrix for these recoded characters.’
    • ‘I recoded the page so that it offers a serviceable, simple sitemap as primary view.’
    • ‘For this purpose, the quantitative data must be recoded into binary characters.’
    • ‘The coders, able to analyze, decode, and recode large assembly programs within hours, were finding employment.’
    • ‘Images are recoded to ten bits per channel.’
    • ‘When we ended up recoding much of the pages ourselves, the design remained intact with far simpler code.’
    • ‘Their website is so frustratingly bad that last year accessibility campaigner Matthew Somerville took it upon himself to recode a version of it that worked.’
    • ‘When I recoded this script in C + +, I observed an execution speed gain of 100%.’
    1. 1.1 Assign a different code to.
      ‘they can recode your alarm for about £20’
      • ‘Nonetheless, to assess the robustness of our findings in relation to negative values, we also reanalyzed our data, excluding these observations or recoding them as zero.’
      • ‘Age, originally measured on interval scale, was recoded into two groups - younger adolescents and older adolescents.’
      • ‘Following initial data entry, survey items were recoded to exclude ‘Don't Know’ answers and missing data.’
      • ‘The categories 6 and 7 were recoded to both represent category 6, and the numbering of the categories was reversed so that 6 = daily and 1 = more seldom than a few times every 12 months.’
      • ‘Because our concern was with patient overconsumption of food, the ratio was recoded so that any value under 1 was assigned a 1, and any value over 1 was retained.’
      • ‘Significant differences could be demonstrated when clinics were recoded under three main geographic districts, namely, Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, and the New Territories.’
      • ‘The items in each scale have varying response options; variables were recoded where necessary to account for polarity differences.’
      • ‘Responses to all items were recoded so that 0 = Never, 1 = Rarely, 2 = Sometimes, 3 = Often, 4 = Usually, and 5 = Always.’
      • ‘Several variables were recoded to facilitate data analysis.’
      • ‘In that case, the scoring of the reverse-worded items should be recoded so that the highest numerical score is assigned to ‘strongly agree’ on some items but to ‘strongly disagree’ on others, as appropriate.’
      • ‘They went back and cleaned up the data in their individual databases, recoding parts information so that everyone was working with the same names and numbers for each part.’

Pronunciation

recode

/riːˈkəʊd/