reenlist

or re-en·list

[ ree-uh n-list ]
/ ˌri ənˈlɪst /
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verb (used with or without object)

to enlist again.

Nearby words

  1. reenact,
  2. reenactment,
  3. reenforce,
  4. reengine,
  5. reengineer,
  6. reenlistment,
  7. reenter,
  8. reentering angle,
  9. reentering polygon,
  10. reentrant

Origin of reenlist

First recorded in 1820–30; re- + enlist

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Word Origin and History for re-enlist

re-enlist

v.

also reenlist, 1828, from re- "back, again" + enlist. Related: Re-enlisted; re-enlisting.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper