reerect

verb re·erect \ (ˌ)rē-i-ˈrekt \
variants: or re-erect
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reerect

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

First Known Use of reerect

1579

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