recompile

verb re·com·pile \ (ˌ)rē-kəm-ˈpī(-ə)l , \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of recompile

recompiled; recompiling; recompiles
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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