retile

verb

re·​tile (ˌ)rē-ˈtī(-ə)l How to pronounce retile (audio)
retiled; retiling

transitive verb

: to cover (something) with new tiles
retiled the bathroom
The floor was retiled.

Examples of retile in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Paint Faux Floor Tiles Use Chalk Paint to create a classic checkerboard effect to give your floors a new look without actually having to retile. Hadley Mendelsohn, House Beautiful, 14 Apr. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1833, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of retile was in 1833

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“Retile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/retile. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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