reraise

verb re·raise \ (ˌ)rē-ˈrāz \
variants: or re-raise
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reraise

reraised or re-raised; reraising or re-raising
transitive + intransitive
1 T : to raise (something or someone) again
  • reraised the flag
  • reraise an old question/issue/concern
: such as
a : to raise (a poker bet) after it has already been raised by a previous player
  • re-raising a 10 million chip bet …
  • Associated Press
b : to bet more than (a previous bettor who has already raised)
  • "… If I raise and he re-raises me here, I'm going to have to fold the hand. …"
  • —Gavin Smith
2 I : to raise a poker bet after it has already been raised by a previous player
  • After Bortner folds, who else but Liebert reraises to $24,000.
  • —James McManus

reraise

play \ˈrē-ˌrāz\ or re-raise noun, plural reraises or re-raises
    • I thought a re-raise would force him to fold, and I didn't want to lose him from this hand, because he had more than $20,000 in front of him.
    • —Phil Hellmuth

First Known Use of reraise

1683

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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