rerun


1re·run

transitive verb \(ˌ)rē-ˈrən\

: to show (a television program or movie) again

: to do or run (something) again

re·ran\-ˈran\re·runre·run·ning

Full Definition of RERUN

:  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

1804

2re·run

noun \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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