re·​com·​pile | \ (ˌ)rē-kəm-ˈpī(-ə)l, How to pronounce recompile (audio) \
recompiled; recompiling; recompiles

Definition of recompile

transitive + intransitive

: to compile again Last year's revival of composer Joseph Rumshinsky's Yiddish classic was made possible by the work of musicologist Michael Ochs, who labored for the better part of a decade recompiling the lost work after it slid into obscurity.— Colin Mixson Management tools recompile and run on OS X …— Tom Yager

First Known Use of recompile

circa 1617, in the meaning defined above

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“Recompile.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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