readdress

verb
re·​ad·​dress | \(ˌ)rē-ə-ˈdres, -a- also -ˈa-ˌdres\
readdressed; readdressing; readdresses

Definition of readdress 

transitive verb

: to address (something) again readdress an envelope readdress a question

First Known Use of readdress

1847, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about readdress

Statistics for readdress

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for readdress

The first known use of readdress was in 1847

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on readdress

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for readdress

Comments on readdress

What made you want to look up readdress? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

playful or foolish behavior

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Autumn Words of the Day 2018

  • a-top-down-image-of-road-through-an-autumn-forest
  • Which is a synonym of fugacious?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!