refinish


re·fin·ish

verb \(ˌ)rē-ˈfi-nish\

: to remove the coating on the surface of (furniture, a floor, etc.) and put on a new coating : to put a new finish on (something)

Full Definition of REFINISH

transitive verb
:  to give (as furniture) a new surface
intransitive verb
:  to refinish furniture
re·fin·ish·er noun

Examples of REFINISH

  1. She made her living repairing and refinishing wood floors.

First Known Use of REFINISH

1886

Rhymes with REFINISH

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