re·​wash (ˌ)rē-ˈwȯsh How to pronounce rewash (audio)
 chiefly Midland also  -ˈwȯrsh,
 or  -ˈwärsh
rewashed; rewashing

transitive verb

: to wash (something or someone) again : to clean (something or someone) again usually with water
rewashed the dishes by hand
rewashing and reusing plastic bags

Examples of rewash in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Employee washed hands and advised to rewash dishes. Ebony Day, azcentral, 10 June 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1634, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rewash was in 1634

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“Rewash.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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