reinspect

verb
re·​in·​spect | \ (ˌ)rē-in-ˈspekt How to pronounce reinspect (audio) \
reinspected; reinspecting

Definition of reinspect

transitive verb

: to inspect (something) again … promising that the same engineering firm would reinspect every house once the work was done.— Douglas Frantz et al.

Other Words from reinspect

reinspection \ (ˌ)rē-​in-​ˈspek-​shən How to pronounce reinspect (audio) \ noun, plural reinspections
reinspection of a used car

First Known Use of reinspect

1788, in the meaning defined above

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“Reinspect.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reinspect. Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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