rebind

verb

re·​bind (ˌ)rē-ˈbīnd How to pronounce rebind (audio)
rebound (ˌ)rē-ˈbau̇nd How to pronounce rebind (audio) ; rebinding; rebinds

transitive verb

: to bind (something) again or anew
especially : to put a new binding on (a book)
She said it would cost about $20,000 to rebind the books, whereas a company could digitize the records for about $4,500. Rob Sigler

Word History

First Known Use

1618, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rebind was in 1618

Dictionary Entries Near rebind

Cite this Entry

“Rebind.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rebind. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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