recolor

verb
re·​col·​or | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈkə-lər How to pronounce recolor (audio) \
recolored; recoloring; recolors

Definition of recolor

transitive verb

: to color (something) again or anew Five of the designs were kept and in some cases recolored, others were created from scratch.— Christopher Petkanas … I try to explain the ineluctable lure that eclipses hold for me. Wherever totality occurs, the sudden midday darkness recolors the landscape and confounds the senses.— Dava Sobel

First Known Use of recolor

1566, in the meaning defined above

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“Recolor.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/recolor. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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