re–up

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verb \(ˌ)rē-ˈəp\

Definition of re–up

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to sign on again re-upped with the team for three more years; especially :  to enlist again

Origin and Etymology of re–up

re- + sign up


First Known Use: circa 1906


RE–UP Defined for English Language Learners

re–up

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verb \(ˌ)rē-ˈəp\

Definition of re–up for English Language Learners

  • : to officially agree to stay in the military, on a team, with a company, etc., for an additional period of time

  • : to officially agree or persuade someone to officially agree that an existing arrangement will continue for an additional period of time

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