re·​score | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈskȯr How to pronounce rescore (audio) \
rescored; rescoring

Definition of rescore

transitive verb

: to score (something or someone) again: such as
a : to give a new score, grade, or rating to (something or someone) … went on to lodge an official complaint with the WBO [World Boxing Organization], who had little choice but to rescore the bout with five independent and anonymous judges.— Phil Lutton … said there was an option for participants of the … test to be rescored or appeal their mark.SBS News (Australia)
b : to provide a new or revised musical score for (a movie, song, etc.) rescored the first track on the album rescore a film

First Known Use of rescore

1846, in the meaning defined above

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“Rescore.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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