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rerun

verb re·run \ (ˌ)rē-ˈrən \
Updated on: 9 Dec 2017

Definition of rerun

reran play \(ˌ)rē-ˈran\; rerun; rerunning
transitive verb
: to run again or anew

Examples of rerun in a Sentence

  1. Last week's show is being rerun tomorrow night.

  2. They reran the race, but the result was the same.

  3. He reran the software on my computer.

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First Known Use of rerun

1804


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rerun

noun re·run \ ˈrē-ˌrən , (ˌ)rē-ˈrən \

Definition of rerun

: the act or action or an instance of rerunning : repetition; especially : a movie or television show that is rerun

Examples of rerun in a Sentence

  1. She spent her vacation watching summer reruns.

Recent Examples of rerun from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'rerun.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of rerun

1922


RERUN Defined for English Language Learners

rerun

verb

Definition of rerun for English Language Learners

  • : to show (a television program or movie) again

  • : to do or run (something) again


rerun

noun

Definition of rerun for English Language Learners

  • : a television program or movie that is shown again

  • : an occurrence in which something happens or is done again



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