resecure

verb
re·​se·​cure | \ (ˌ)rē-si-ˈkyu̇r How to pronounce resecure (audio) , -ˈkyər \
resecured; resecuring

Definition of resecure

transitive verb

: to secure (something) again: such as
a : to make (something) safe again especially against danger or loss Police resecured the building/area. If you … clicked on the event, you'll probably need to resecure your Facebook account, before the scammers can harvest too much information.— Nick Broughall
b : to attach or close (something) firmly or tightly again resecure a door/window resecured the rope/boat to the dock

First Known Use of resecure

1810, in the meaning defined above

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“Resecure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/resecure. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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