re·​tie (ˌ)rē-ˈtī How to pronounce retie (audio)
retied; retying or retieing

transitive verb

: to tie (something) again
retied his shoelaces
retie a ribbon
He helped her retie her apron.

Word History

First Known Use

1720, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of retie was in 1720

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Cite this Entry

“Retie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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