re·​time (ˌ)rē-ˈtīm How to pronounce retime (audio)
retimed; retiming

transitive verb

: to change the timing or time of (something)
retimed the traffic signals at the intersection
retiming the departures of the trains
You should retime your commute to avoid heavy traffic.

Word History

First Known Use

1901, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of retime was in 1901

Dictionary Entries Near retime

Cite this Entry

“Retime.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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