reengage

verb re·en·gage \ (ˌ)rē-in-ˈgāj , -en- \
variants: or re-engage
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reengage

reengaged or re-engaged; reengaging or re-engaging
transitive + intransitive
1 T : to engage (someone or something) again
  • reengage the enemy
  • re-engage the clutch
2 I : 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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