repack

verb
re·​pack | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈpak How to pronounce repack (audio) \
repacked; repacking

Definition of repack

transitive verb

: to pack (something) again repack a suitcase Unsealed bearings should be cleaned and repacked, usually annually but less often if the equipment is used only occasionally.— Steve Hansen and Ann Larkin Hansen

First Known Use of repack

1611, in the meaning defined above

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“Repack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/repack. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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