regroup

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verb re·group \ (ˌ)rē-ˈgrüp \

Definition of regroup

transitive verb
:to form into a new grouping
  • regroup military forces
intransitive verb
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

  1. Members of the search party will regroup in the morning.

  2. The general regrouped his forces after the retreat.

  3. Let's regroup and try this again.

  4. Wait a minute. I need to regroup.

  5. The coach called a time-out to give his players time to regroup.

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First Known Use of regroup

1845


REGROUP Defined for English Language Learners

regroup

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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

regroup

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verb re·group \ ˌrē-ˈgrüp \

Definition of regroup for Students

regrouped; regrouping
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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