refix

verb
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 date.WiklowNews.net (Ireland)
c : to repair (something) again Mike fixed and refixed cars that took me to field sites …— Sofya Aptekar

First Known Use of refix

1591, in the meaning defined above

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“Refix.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/refix. Accessed 6 Jun. 2020.

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