regrade

verb

re·​grade (ˌ)rē-ˈgrād How to pronounce regrade (audio)
regraded; regrading

transitive verb

: to grade (something) again: such as
a
: to provide (something, such as a road) with a newly smooth horizontal or sloping surface
The city will regrade and repave the road.
b
: to assign a new grade or mark to (something)
regrade an exam

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Word History

First Known Use

1826, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of regrade was in 1826

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Cite this Entry

“Regrade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/regrade. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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