refinish

verb re·fin·ish \ (ˌ)rē-ˈfi-nish \
Updated on: 18 Jan 2018

Definition of refinish

transitive verb
: to give a new surface to
  • refinish furniture
intransitive verb
: to refinish furniture

refinisher

noun

Examples of refinish in a Sentence

  1. She made her living repairing and refinishing wood floors.

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First Known Use of refinish

1886


REFINISH Defined for English Language Learners

refinish

verb

Definition of refinish for English Language Learners

  • : to remove the coating on the surface of (furniture, a floor, etc.) and put on a new coating : to put a new finish on (something)


REFINISH Defined for Kids

refinish

verb re·fin·ish \ ˌrē-ˈfi-nish \

Definition of refinish for Students

refinished; refinishing
: to give (as furniture) a new surface


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