re·​hang (ˌ)rē-ˈhaŋ How to pronounce rehang (audio)
rehung (ˌ)rē-ˈhəŋ How to pronounce rehang (audio) also rehanged; rehanging

transitive verb

: to hang (something) again especially in a different way
washed and rehung the curtains
had to replace the hinges and rehang the door
… has overseen the rehanging of the collection … to improve gender balance and to represent the geographical diversity of work from more than 300 artists from 50 countries.Rashid Razaq

Word History

First Known Use

1755, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rehang was in 1755

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Cite this Entry

“Rehang.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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