retie

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

Definition of retie

transitive verb

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

First Known Use of retie

1720, in the meaning defined above

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