reslate

verb

re·​slate (ˌ)rē-ˈslāt How to pronounce reslate (audio)
reslated; reslating

transitive verb

1
: to install new slate on (something) : to cover (something) again with slate or a slatelike substance
needed to reslate the roof before winter
2
: to slate, designate, or schedule (something or someone) again or anew
reslated the game for next week
… was not reslated by the Democrats for County Board president.Trevor Jensen and Joseph Sjostrom

Word History

First Known Use

1829, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of reslate was in 1829

Dictionary Entries Near reslate

Cite this Entry

“Reslate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reslate. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!