re·​de·​liv·​er (ˌ)rē-di-ˈli-vər How to pronounce redeliver (audio)
redelivered; redelivering; redelivers

transitive verb

: to deliver (something) again: such as
: to deliver (a letter, a package, etc.) again and usually to a different destination
redelivering misdelivered mail
had the box redelivered to her work address
also : to deliver (something) after a previous failed attempt to do so
If no one is home to sign for the package, it could sit in a warehouse until it can be redelivered. Sharon Cohoon
The server waits before trying to redeliver the message.
: to present or convey (something, such as a speech) again or differently
The mayor redelivered a shortened version of her first state of the city address to the group during its luncheon Monday at the Park Inn.Ignazio Messina
The public is consuming content across numerous platforms and in non-linear fashion, meaning successful marketing campaigns can no longer simply redeliver the same message or ad already running on TV.Katie McQuater
For the last couple of years, he's made a cottage industry of lifting bits of old hip-hop songs and redelivering them in his sleepy drawl …Jon Caramanica
redelivery noun
plural redeliveries
Residents who do not receive a print guide by March 7 may call the Park District … to request prompt redelivery. Chicago Tribune

Examples of redeliver in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Reviewing the team and company mission helps redeliver the company goals to everyone. Rolling Stone Culture Council, Rolling Stone, 3 June 2022 Tye said Amazon is now in possession of all packages recovered at the Luther residence so the company can redeliver them. Washington Post, 6 Jan. 2022 Rolls-Royce plan to redeliver the first bomber with new F130 engines replacing the 1960s-vintage TF33s. David Axe, Forbes, 27 Sep. 2021 On second thought, let McCarthy redeliver his philosophy on challenging players’ effort. Jori Epstein, USA TODAY, 6 Oct. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1623, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of redeliver was circa 1623

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“Redeliver.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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