repost

verb
re·​post | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈpōst How to pronounce repost (audio) \
reposted; reposting; reposts

Definition of repost

transitive + intransitive

: to post (something) again repost a message repost an article … a measurement of how many users repost or comment on another user's post.— Samuel Kay et al.

Other Words from repost

repost \ ˈrē-​ˌpōst How to pronounce repost (audio) \ noun, plural reposts

First Known Use of repost

1864, in the meaning defined above

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“Repost.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/repost. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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