reapply

verb re·ap·ply \ (ˌ)rē-ə-ˈplī \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reapply

reapplied; reapplying; reapplies
transitive + intransitive
: to apply for a second or subsequent time: such as
a I : to make a new appeal or request especially in the form of a written application
  • … allowing some of the fired controllers to reapply for their old jobs.
  • —Darcy Frey
b T : to lay or spread (something) on again
  • reapply makeup
  • Many repellents do not weather well and will need to be reapplied after a rain.
  • —Kyle Robinson

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