Definition of recode in English:



  • 1 Put (something, especially a computer program) into a different code.

    • ‘The whole thing's been recoded in compliant HTML and CSS, so it's also quite flexible.’
    • ‘When we ended up recoding much of the pages ourselves, the design remained intact with far simpler code.’
    • ‘For this purpose, the quantitative data must be recoded into binary characters.’
    • ‘I created a separate data matrix for these recoded characters.’
    • ‘When I recoded this script in C + +, I observed an execution speed gain of 100%.’
    • ‘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 recoded the page so that it offers a serviceable, simple sitemap as primary view.’
    • ‘If we recode our data into binary characters as Gray and Atkinson did, we have to create three characters, one for each cognate set.’
    • ‘Images are recoded to ten bits per channel.’
    • ‘Henry says he has no desire to spend the time and money recoding those as Java applications.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The coders, able to analyze, decode, and recode large assembly programs within hours, were finding employment.’
    1. 1.1Assign a different code to.
      • ‘Following initial data entry, survey items were recoded to exclude ‘Don't Know’ answers and missing data.’
      • ‘Age, originally measured on interval scale, was recoded into two groups - younger adolescents and older adolescents.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘The items in each scale have varying response options; variables were recoded where necessary to account for polarity differences.’
      • ‘Significant differences could be demonstrated when clinics were recoded under three main geographic districts, namely, Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, and the New Territories.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘Several variables were recoded to facilitate data analysis.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘Responses to all items were recoded so that 0 = Never, 1 = Rarely, 2 = Sometimes, 3 = Often, 4 = Usually, and 5 = Always.’