re·​pass | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈpas How to pronounce repass (audio) \
repassed; repassing; repasses

Definition of repass

intransitive verb

: to pass again especially in the opposite direction : return

transitive verb

1 : to pass through, over, or by again repass the house
2 : to cause to pass again
3 : to adopt again repassed the resolution

Other Words from repass

repassage \ (ˌ)rē-​ˈpa-​sij How to pronounce repassage (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of repass

15th century, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

History and Etymology for repass

Middle English, from Anglo-French repasser, from re- + passer to pass

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“Repass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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