reregister

verb re·reg·is·ter \ (ˌ)rē-ˈre-jə-stər \
variants: or re-register
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reregister

reregistered or re-registered; reregistering or re-registering
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

reregistration

play \(ˌ)rē-ˌre-jə-ˈstrā-shən\ 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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