Definition of rebuy
1 transitive : to buy (something) again Instead, realize that the amount of space taken up by those "just in case" items far outweighs the inconvenience of having to rebuy or borrow a few things that might be discarded in error.— Vicki Winterton I'm working with the pawnshop industry and law enforcement to develop a solution for victims of theft. They should not have to suffer the additional indignity of having to rebuy their belongings.— John Becker
2 intransitive poker : to purchase additional chips after a poker game or tournament has already begun … you now know that it is correct to rebuy when you are out of chips, but a costly mistake to rebuy when you have plenty of chips.— Mason Malmuth
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