redispose

verb
re·​dis·​pose | \ (ˌ)rē-di-ˈspōz How to pronounce redispose (audio) \
redisposed; redisposing; redisposes

Definition of redispose

transitive verb

: to dispose (someone or something) again especially : rearrange, reposition … the Biak Detachment redisposed its troops to meet new Allied attacks. — Robert Ross Smith (old-fashioned + literary) She got up and redisposed herself on the couch. — Waldo David Frank
redispose of
: to dispose of (something) again redisposed of the returned merchandise

Other Words from redispose

redisposition \ (ˌ)rē-​ˌdi-​spə-​ˈzi-​shən How to pronounce redisposition (audio) \ noun, plural redispositions
a redisposition of forces

First Known Use of redispose

1635, in the meaning defined above

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“Redispose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/redispose. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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