re·​ad·​min·​is·​ter (ˌ)rē-əd-ˈmi-nə-stər How to pronounce readminister (audio)
readministered; readministering; readministers

transitive verb

: to administer (something) again
Researchers have long sought a universal flu vaccine—one that doesn't need to be readministered every year.Ian Haydon
readministration noun
readministration of a drug

Word History

First Known Use

1579, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of readminister was in 1579

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Cite this Entry

“Readminister.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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