re·​erect (ˌ)rē-i-ˈrekt How to pronounce reerect (audio)
variants or re-erect
reerected or re-erected; reerecting or re-erecting
: to erect (something, such as something destroyed or dismantled) again
… elegant monuments and sculpture are being restored and reerected by archaeologists.Dora Jane Hamblin

Word History

First Known Use

1579, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of reerect was in 1579

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Cite this Entry

“Reerect.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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