reaccept

verb
re·​ac·​cept | \ (ˌ)rē-ik-ˈsept How to pronounce reaccept (audio) , -ak- also -ek- \
reaccepted; reaccepting; reaccepts

Definition of reaccept

transitive verb

: to accept (someone or something) again Mr. Erdogan spoke at a conference for his party, at which he was formally reaccepted as leader.— Patrick Kingsley

Other Words from reaccept

reacceptance \ (ˌ)rē-​ik-​ˈsep-​tən(t)s How to pronounce reacceptance (audio) , -​ak-​ \ noun
Adding a high-tech drivetrain with excellent fuel economy can only help accelerate the minivan's reacceptance into modern automotive society. — Ken Walston

First Known Use of reaccept

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Reaccept.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reaccept. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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