repaint

verb

re·​paint (ˌ)rē-ˈpānt How to pronounce repaint (audio)
repainted; repainting

transitive verb

: to apply paint to (something) again
repaint a house
repainted the room/walls blue

Examples of repaint in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web However, normal paint lasts for only about a year before needing to be repainted. Luke Fountain, Charlotte Observer, 10 July 2024 The 33-year-old car now has 130,000 miles on it and has been repainted once, but in the original color, and the sofa-like Mark Cross seats are original. David Krumboltz, The Mercury News, 23 June 2024 Can a new board change its mind after the fact and prohibit us from touching up our paint or repainting our house in the same color in the years ahead? Gary Singer, Sun Sentinel, 20 June 2024 The owners planned to repaint the boat, Puglisi said, but focused on more important maintenance first. C.j. Chivers James Patrick Cronin Elena Hecht Anna Diamond Quinton Kamara, New York Times, 6 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for repaint 

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Word History

First Known Use

1600, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of repaint was in 1600

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“Repaint.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/repaint. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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