re·​book (ˌ)rē-ˈbu̇k How to pronounce rebook (audio)
rebooked; rebooking; rebooks

transitive + intransitive

: to book again or anew
rebooking the passengers on other flights
The band had to rebook their shows.
rebook a hotel room
Seats were still hard to come by as passengers scrambled to rebook flights.Corilyn Shropshire
… was rebooked on suspicion of battery against a correctional officer after an incident that took place while he was in custody.Gus Thomson
When I tried to rebook, an agent told me there were no options in the Caribbean for the same dates.Christopher Elliott

Examples of rebook in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On Monday, Southwest had a travel advisory in effect for 13 California airports, stating anyone with travel to and from those airports on Feb. 5 can rebook their trips within 14 days of their travel and between the original city pairs at no extra charge. Michael Salerno, The Arizona Republic, 5 Feb. 2024 Some brokers scoop up tee times, then later cancel and rebook them under their paying customer’s name. Matt Hamilton, Los Angeles Times, 5 Apr. 2024 Southwest customers can rebook or travel standby within 2 weeks of their original travel date without additional charges, according to the alert. Katie Langford, The Denver Post, 12 Mar. 2024 Robert Grunfeld, who had a ticket on a United Airlines flight from Newark to Tel Aviv around Christmas, said a representative offered to rebook him on a flight to Israel if the airline canceled his flight. Christopher Elliott, USA TODAY, 12 Jan. 2024 And last summer, the carrier also upgraded its app to allow customers to automatically rebook their flight if it was delayed or canceled as well as request meal, hotel, or ground transportation vouchers. Alison Fox, Travel + Leisure, 26 Feb. 2024 Can travelers rebook with another Canadian airline? Michael Salerno, The Arizona Republic, 27 Feb. 2024 Allegiant, Frontier, Hawaiian, Southwest and Spirit do not rebook travelers on partner airlines. Eve Chen, USA TODAY, 16 Jan. 2024 With some restrictions, Alaska is allowing passengers to rebook their flights for free, and in some cases to cancel their flights for a future credit. Tribune News Service, Hartford Courant, 15 Jan. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1846, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rebook was in 1846

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Cite this Entry

“Rebook.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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