refind

verb

re·​find (ˌ)rē-ˈfīnd How to pronounce refind (audio)
refound (ˌ)rē-ˈfau̇nd How to pronounce refind (audio) ; refinding

transitive verb

: to find (something) again : rediscover
That sense of magic and harmony that I felt as a child on the river was so wonderful, that I think that in many of my films … I've been trying to somehow refind that. Rob Baker
Smith is in the process of refinding his mojo and rebuilding his confidence … Marc Hinton
… said she has refound her love for swimming … Stathi Paxinos

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of refind was in the 15th century

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“Refind.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/refind. Accessed 26 Nov. 2022.

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