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verb re·run \(ˌ)rē-ˈrən\

: to show (a television program or movie) again

: to do or run (something) again


Full Definition of RERUN

transitive verb
:  to run again or anew

Examples of RERUN

  1. Last week's show is being rerun tomorrow night.
  2. They reran the race, but the result was the same.
  3. He reran the software on my computer.

First Known Use of RERUN



noun re·run \ˈrē-ˌrən, (ˌ)rē-ˈ\

: a television program or movie that is shown again

: an occurrence in which something happens or is done again

Full Definition of RERUN

:  the act or action or an instance of rerunning :  repetition; especially :  a movie or television show that is rerun

Examples of RERUN

  1. She spent her vacation watching summer reruns.

First Known Use of RERUN

circa 1934


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