regear

verb re·gear \ (ˌ)rē-ˈgir \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of regear

regeared; regearing
: to alter (something) for a new purpose or condition
  • The government's bid to regear the economy toward consumption and services and away from manufacturing and investment is having mixed results …
  • —Felicia Sonmez
  • Ireland needs to regear its education policy so that everyone in Ireland can speak four languages fluently.
  • —Seanán Ó. Coistín

First Known Use of regear

1914

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