refight

verb re·fight \ (ˌ)rē-ˈfīt \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of refight

refought play \(ˌ)rē-ˈfȯt\; refighting
: to fight (something or someone) again
  • On both sides many seem to prefer to refight old battles for political reasons rather than to focus on the nation's shared economic needs.
  • The Guardian (U.S. Edition)
  • More recently the superheroes of Hollywood cinema have been refighting and winning the Vietnam War for us …
  • —Ira Konigsberg

refight

noun, plural refights
    • Wargames allow repeated refights of the same battle or campaign …
    • —Philip Sabin

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1663

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