re·​watch ˌrē-ˈwäch How to pronounce rewatch (audio)
rewatched; rewatching; rewatches

transitive verb

: to watch (something, such as a movie or television program) again
… able to watch and rewatch the fascinating, colorful mixture of abstract and impressionist images …Video Review
Rewatching "The Apprentice" more than a decade later, it's easy to see why it struck a chord.Emily Nussbaum

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Selena Gomez took a sentimental walk down memory lane on Monday (Feb. 27) as a guest on the Wizards of Waverly Place rewatch podcast. Glenn Rowley, Billboard, 27 Feb. 2023 After being told that Jaquez’s 10 deflections were one more than his total against Utah last week, guard Jaylen Clark wanted to rewatch footage of the game to make sure. Staff Writer Follow, Los Angeles Times, 16 Jan. 2023 So, with Bilson and Clarke watching with her, Barton agrees to rewatch Marissa's final moments. Samantha Highfill,, 10 Jan. 2023 No Stars fan will want to rewatch much of the first 35 minutes of Friday’s game against the Canadiens. Peter Warren, Dallas News, 23 Dec. 2022 If you're not caught up or want to rewatch your favorite episodes, all 13 seasons can be streamed on Paramount+. Country Living Staff, Country Living, 25 Nov. 2022 And with season 6 likely to come out in early 2022, fans have plenty of time to sip on the gold stuff and rewatch old episodes in anticipation. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, 7 Sep. 2021 To oversimplify it, imagine a film released in an incomplete state, with the studio and the creative team simply expecting consumers to rewatch it in six months when it’s actually finished. Todd Martens,, 20 Dec. 2020 The limited series is designed so that each of its eight episodes can be watched in any order, resulting in over 5,000 possibilities — and also potentially inspiring fans to rewatch upon completion, therefore contributing to its solid viewership. Selome Hailu, Variety, 2 Feb. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1841, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rewatch was in 1841

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Cite this Entry

“Rewatch.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Mar. 2023.

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