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regroup

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verb re·group \(ˌ)rē-ˈgrüp\

Simple Definition of regroup

  • : to form into a group again

  • : to stop for a short time and prepare yourself before you continue doing something that is difficult : to stop and think, reorganize, etc., before continuing

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of regroup

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to form into a new grouping <regroup military forces>

  3. intransitive verb
  4. 1 :  to reorganize (as after a setback) for renewed activity

  5. 2 :  to alter the tactical formation of a military force

Examples of regroup in a sentence

  1. Members of the search party will regroup in the morning.

  2. The general regrouped his forces after the retreat.

  3. Let's regroup and try this again.

  4. Wait a minute. I need to regroup.

  5. The coach called a time-out to give his players time to regroup.



1885

First Known Use of regroup

1885


REGROUP Defined for Kids

regroup

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verb re·group \ˌrē-ˈgrüp\

Definition of regroup for Students

regrouped

regrouping

  1. 1 :  to form into a new group <The students regrouped after recess.>

  2. 2 :  to form into a group again <To subtract 129 from 531 regroup 531 into 5 hundreds, 2 tens, and 11 ones.>




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