reteach

verb
re·​teach | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈtēch How to pronounce reteach (audio) \
retaught\ (ˌ)rē-​ˈtȯt How to pronounce reteach (audio) \; reteaching

Definition of reteach

transitive verb

: to teach (someone or something) again She decided to reteach the lesson the next day. took up the guitar again and retaught himself to play

First Known Use of reteach

1674, in the meaning defined above

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“Reteach.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reteach. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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