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

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.


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re·​poll ˈrē-ˌpōl How to pronounce repoll (audio)
plural repolls
: the act or an instance of carrying out a poll (see poll entry 1 sense 5a) again
ordered a repoll of the voters

Word History

First Known Use


1884, in the meaning defined above


1884, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of repoll was in 1884

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Cite this Entry

“Repoll.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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