re·​sole (ˌ)rē-ˈsōl How to pronounce resole (audio)
resoled; resoling

transitive verb

: to sole (something) again
especially : to put a new sole on (something, such as a shoe)
resoled her favorite boots

Examples of resole in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There is even a brand from Massachusetts making sneakers that can be resoled like boots and dress shoes. Brad Lanphear,, 23 Apr. 2023 When the sole wears out, buyers can send them back to the workshop to get resoled up to four times. Brad Lanphear,, 23 Apr. 2023 Ariat uses a proprietary traction sole that grips any surface, and the brand offers services like resoling and restitching to keep your pair going for years to come. Danny Perez, Popular Mechanics, 10 Mar. 2023 Charles Tyrwhitt makes a pair in a traditional heeled profile that still looks modern, in Goodyear welt construction that can last for years, then be repaired or resoled for even more. Men's Health, 3 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1821, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of resole was in 1821

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Cite this Entry

“Resole.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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