re·​weigh | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈwā How to pronounce reweigh (audio) \
reweighed; reweighing

Definition of reweigh

transitive verb

: to weigh (something or someone) again: such as
a : to take a new measurement of the heaviness of (something or someone) took out two oranges and reweighed the bag Those babies not regaining their birth weight by day 10 were reweighed at 2 weeks of age.— P. D. Macdonald et al.
b : to evaluate or consider (something) again reweighed the evidence … agonized over the advice, weighing and reweighing the pros and cons.— Barbara Gill

First Known Use of reweigh

1622, in the meaning defined above

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“Reweigh.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 14 December 2019.

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