transitive + intransitive
: to evaluate, measure, or identify (something or someone) again by means of a test
- In English I, 77,623 students who were retested in the spring failed again.
- —Terrence Stutz
- … his team tutored and retested a group of healthy elderly volunteers on whom he'd gathered data for 14 years.
- —Marilyn Chase
- … cats may test negative for some time after they are exposed and should be retested 90 days after possible exposure.
- —Cat Fancy
- The doctors were retesting him for cystic fibrosis.
- —Gary Smith
: to be tested again
- … Rhodes has instituted a new policy allowing students to retest at any time, letting them leap forward when they're ready.
- —Brian Thevenot
He failed and had to return for a retest.
I was happy to hear that, six months later in January, her retest remained normal.