repoll

verb
re·​poll | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈpōl How to pronounce repoll (audio) \
repolled; repolling

Definition of repoll

 (Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

: to question or canvass (people) again : to carry out a new poll of (a group of people) If an updated system were proposed, he added, the group would want to repoll its members and get new feedback.— Eleanor Kennedy … the Senator seemed to be getting more than two‐thirds of the undecided voters who were repolled.— R. W. Apple Jr.

repoll

noun
re·​poll | \ ˈrē-ˌpōl How to pronounce repoll (audio) \
plural repolls

Definition of repoll (Entry 2 of 2)

: the act or an instance of carrying out a poll (see poll entry 1 sense 5a) again ordered a repoll of the voters

First Known Use of repoll

Verb

1884, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1884, in the meaning defined above

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“Repoll.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/repoll. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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