reengage

verb
re·​en·​gage | \ (ˌ)rē-in-ˈgāj How to pronounce reengage (audio) , -en- \
variants: or re-engage
reengaged or re-engaged; reengaging or re-engaging

Definition of reengage

1 transitive : to engage (someone or something) again reengage the enemy re-engage the clutch
2 intransitive : to engage in or with someone or something again wants to reengage in the negotiations re-engaging with the committee

First Known Use of reengage

1611, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Reengage.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reengage. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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