rebuy

verb
re·buy | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈbī \
rebought\(ˌ)rē-ˈbȯt \; rebuying; rebuys

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

Other words from rebuy

rebuy \ˈrē-ˌbī \ noun plural rebuys
… I have learned that the only good time to do a rebuy is at the very outset of the [poker] tournament. —Jack O. Mormon

First Known Use of rebuy

1611, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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