rencounter

verb
ren·​coun·​ter | \ ren-ˈkau̇n-tər How to pronounce rencounter (audio) \
rencountered; rencountering; rencounters

Definition of rencounter

transitive verb

archaic
: to meet casually

First Known Use of rencounter

1574, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rencounter

Middle French rencontrer to meet by chance or in hostility, from re- + encontrer to encounter

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“Rencounter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rencounter. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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