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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

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

  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

re·groupedre·group·ing

  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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