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

Definition of reexplore

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

Other Words from reexplore

reexploration \ (ˌ)rē-​ˌek-​splə-​ˈrā-​shən How to pronounce reexplore (audio) , -​ˌsplȯ-​ \ or re-exploration noun, plural reexplorations or re-explorations
… seek a reexploration of three basic principles of cinematic art: light, time, and space. — Frank E. Beaver

First Known Use of reexplore

circa 1725, in the meaning defined above

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“Reexplore.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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