re·​fix | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈfiks How to pronounce refix (audio) \
refixed; refixing

Definition of refix

transitive verb

: to fix (something) again: such as
a : to make (an object) firm, stable, or stationary again The lowest frame was refixed in an intermediate position …— Malcolm Puller also : to affix or attach (something) again "There should be no attempt to refix any ironwork or stonework to the surrounds unless undertaken by a specialist with early photographic evidence to support the works." — Mitch McKay
b : to set or establish (something) again and usually differently … [a country] was allowed to refix its exchange rate vis-à-vis the dollar.— Grahame Thompson We expect the match to be refixed [=rescheduled] at a later (Ireland)
c : to repair (something) again Mike fixed and refixed cars that took me to field sites …— Sofya Aptekar

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1591, in the meaning defined above

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“Refix.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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