reaccelerate

verb
re·​ac·​cel·​er·​ate | \ (ˌ)rē-ik-ˈse-lə-ˌrāt How to pronounce reaccelerate (audio) , -ak- \
reaccelerated; reaccelerating; reaccelerates

Definition of reaccelerate

transitive + intransitive

: to accelerate again Sales are reaccelerating after the economic downturn. The company has managed to reaccelerate its revenue growth.

Other Words from reaccelerate

reacceleration \ (ˌ)rē-​ik-​ˌse-​lə-​ˈrā-​shən How to pronounce reacceleration (audio) , -​(ˌ)ak-​ \ noun
One warning came from the president's Council of Economic Advisers in its 1987 report to the president: "The nation cannot afford to ignore the dangers of allowing a reacceleration of inflation and the inevitable economic cost of disinflation." — Carolyn Lochhead

First Known Use of reaccelerate

1866, in the meaning defined above

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“Reaccelerate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reaccelerate. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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