verb re·group \(ˌ)rē-ˈgrüp\

: 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

transitive verb
:  to form into a new grouping <regroup military forces>
intransitive verb
:  to reorganize (as after a setback) for renewed activity
:  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.

First Known Use of REGROUP



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May 24, 2015
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