re·​reg·​is·​ter | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈre-jə-stər How to pronounce reregister (audio) \
variants: or re-register
reregistered or re-registered; reregistering or re-registering

Definition of reregister

transitive + intransitive

: to register (someone or something) again : to enroll or enter (someone or something) again in an official register reregistered the car in her own name … pressured the school board to spend $8,000 to reregister all 9,000 students in the district.— Eddie Ramírez When he discovered that Independent was a political party, he re-registered [as a voter] with no affiliation.— Peter Slevin and Carol D. Leonnig … failed to re-register with police each year as required by law …— Jim Doyle and Janine DeFao

Other Words from reregister

reregistration \ (ˌ)rē-​ˌre-​jə-​ˈstrā-​shən How to pronounce reregistration (audio) \ or re-registration noun, plural reregistrations or re-registrations
applying for reregistration … attributed the lack of [voter] reregistrations to the fact that there aren't statewide contests happening in Colorado this year. — Sam Levine the reregistration deadline reregistration fees

First Known Use of reregister

1807, in the meaning defined above

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“Reregister.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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