redub

verb (1)
re·​dub | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈdəb How to pronounce redub (audio) \
redubbed; redubbing; redubs

Definition of redub

 (Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

: to call (someone or something) by a new title, epithet, or nickname : to dub (someone or something) anew Business schools have been redubbed schools of management …— Benjamin R. Barber

redub

verb (2)
redubbed; redubbing; redubs

Definition of redub (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

: to dub (something) again: such as
a : to add or replace (sound effects, dialogue, etc.) in a previously dubbed soundtrack had to redub her voice for the rerelease
b : to replace or alter the soundtrack of (something, such as a motion picture) When they redubbed that scene, Laurence Olivier had died. Anthony Hopkins is doing the voice of Laurence Olivier; …— Larry King

First Known Use of redub

Verb (1)

1932, in the meaning defined above

Verb (2)

1934, in the meaning defined above

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“Redub.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/redub. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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