refight

verb
re·​fight | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈfīt How to pronounce refight (audio) \
refought\ (ˌ)rē-​ˈfȯt How to pronounce refought (audio) \; refighting

Definition of refight

transitive verb

: 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

Other Words from refight

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

First Known Use of refight

1663, in the meaning defined above

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“Refight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/refight. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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