re·​en·​er·​gize | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈe-nər-ˌjīz How to pronounce reenergize (audio) \
variants: or re-energize
reenergized or re-energized; reenergizing or re-energizing

Definition of reenergize

transitive verb

: to energize (someone or something) again Memphis has worked as hard as any U.S. city to reenergize its downtown …— Mel White The whole family was immobilized when Teddie was, and reenergized when he gained health.— Garry Willis Strong emotions must fuel muscles, because my biceps and lats suddenly felt reenergized.Women's Sports and Fitness … should alpine skiers do all they can to re-energize their sport—re-energize it before snowboarders steamroll it?— Bruce Benedict

First Known Use of reenergize

1803, in the meaning defined above

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“Reenergize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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