reassume

verb
re·​as·​sume | \ (ˌ)rē-ə-ˈsüm How to pronounce reassume (audio) \
reassumed; reassuming; reassumes

Definition of reassume

transitive verb

: to assume (something) again : to take up or adopt (something) again Cotton, the starting right guard for most of spring, has reassumed that role.— Chandler Rome

First Known Use of reassume

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Reassume.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reassume. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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