: a second match between the same contestants or teams

Examples of rematch in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Week 11, when a rematch of the AFC Divisional round takes place at Orchard Park between the Chiefs and the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, Nov. 17. Joseph Hernandez, Kansas City Star, 7 June 2024 Sea Lions starter Ray Cebulski was outstanding as well in the rematch. Kirk Kenney, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 June 2024 Immigration has become a focal point for the November election, which is expected to see a rematch of the 2020 election between Biden and Trump. Gillian Brassil, Sacramento Bee, 4 June 2024 The first national surveys following Trump’s conviction on Thursday continue to show the rematch of the 2020 election in a near dead heat. James Rainey, Los Angeles Times, 3 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for rematch 

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Word History

First Known Use

1941, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rematch was in 1941

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“Rematch.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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: a second meeting between the same contestants

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