re·​mea·​sure (ˌ)rē-ˈme-zhər How to pronounce remeasure (audio)
remeasured; remeasuring

transitive + intransitive

: to measure (something or someone) again
… were unwilling to conclude definitely that K-2 topped Mount Everest until Everest could be remeasured by the same technique.John Noble Wilford
had his cholesterol levels remeasured
The dressmaker measured and remeasured me and pinned pieces of fabric to my limbs and torso.Zoe Mariott
When you get started, measure your waist, hips, upper thighs, and arms, and remeasure every one or two months.Melina Jampolis
remeasurement noun
plural remeasurements
It also provides the opportunity to refine the manufacture and installation of the catenaries, ensuring that they are installed right first time with no need for remeasurement. Mark Hansford
Over time, attempts to develop a complete and final list of the peaks were hampered by remeasurements that altered published values for elevations. Guide to the Colorado Mountains, Tenth Edition

Examples of remeasure in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Enactment of the American Rescue Plan Act required UPS to remeasure its UPS IBT Pension plan at current discount rates, which have increased since the previous measurement date. Walter Loeb, Forbes, 27 Apr. 2021 Petco groundskeepers may want to remeasure the distance from the plate to the fence. San Diego Union-Tribune, 13 Oct. 2020 China banned foreign mountaineers but allowed Chinese nationals to climb from the Tibet side, including a team of surveyors attempting to remeasure the mountain’s height in the wake of the 2015 earthquake. National Geographic, 16 June 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1587, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of remeasure was in 1587

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“Remeasure.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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