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

Definition of rebook

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

First Known Use of rebook

1846, in the meaning defined above

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“Rebook.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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