re·​ex·​plore (ˌ)rē-ik-ˈsplȯr How to pronounce reexplore (audio)
variants or re-explore
reexplored or re-explored; reexploring or re-exploring

transitive verb

: to explore (something) again
Starting Monday, scientists plan to reexplore the cavern, dig and extract as many fossils over a two-week period as possible.Associated Press
[He] had always hoped that he would be given an opportunity to reexplore some of the issues, particularly with the female characters on the show.Bryan Fuller
reexploration noun
or re-exploration
plural reexplorations or re-explorations
… seek a reexploration of three basic principles of cinematic art: light, time, and space. Frank E. Beaver

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1725, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of reexplore was circa 1725

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Cite this Entry

“Reexplore.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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