reassert

verb
re·​as·​sert | \ (ˌ)rē-ə-ˈsərt How to pronounce reassert (audio) , -a-\
reasserted; reasserting; reasserts

Definition of reassert

transitive verb

: to assert (something) again She reasserted her authority. Even better, they had won two of their first three games and were reasserting their status as the team to beat …— Mike Finger

First Known Use of reassert

1647, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reassert was in 1647

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“Reassert.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reasserting. Accessed 21 November 2019.

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reassert

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English Language Learners Definition of reassert

: to make other people accept or respect (something that has been in doubt)
: to state or declare (something) more strongly or clearly : to state again that (something) is true

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