Definition of regroup
: to form into a new grouping <regroup military forces>
1 : to reorganize (as after a setback) for renewed activity
2 : to alter the tactical formation of a military force
Examples of regroup in a sentence
Members of the search party will regroup in the morning.
The general regrouped his forces after the retreat.
Let's regroup and try this again.
Wait a minute. I need to regroup.
The coach called a time-out to give his players time to regroup.
First Known Use of regroup
REGROUP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of regroup for English Language Learners
: to form into a group again
: to stop for a short time and prepare yourself before you continue doing something that is difficult : to stop and think, reorganize, etc., before continuing
REGROUP Defined for Kids
Definition of regroup for Students
1 : to form into a new group <The students regrouped after recess.>
2 : to form into a group again <To subtract 129 from 531 regroup 531 into 5 hundreds, 2 tens, and 11 ones.>
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