re·​weave | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈwēv How to pronounce reweave (audio) \
rewove\ (ˌ)rē-​ˈwēv How to pronounce rewove (audio) \ or reweaved; rewoven\ (ˌ)rē-​ˈwēv How to pronounce rewoven (audio) \ or reweaved; reweaving

Definition of reweave

transitive verb

: to weave (something, such as yarn or cloth) again or anew … unraveled the blankets … and rewove them into their own distinctive textiles.— Gary N. Ross All have mastered the art of reweaving and restoring rugs, hand-tying knots and matching yarns as the original weavers did.— Rosa Colucci often used figurativelyCitizens, seeing the broad systemic crisis of alienation … work in numerous ways to reweave the fabric of community …The (Mountain City, Tennessee) Tomahawk

First Known Use of reweave

1717, in the meaning defined above

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“Reweave.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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