re-lay

or re·lay

[ ree-ley ]
/ riˈleɪ /

verb (used with object), re-laid, re-lay·ing.

to lay again.

Origin of re-lay

First recorded in 1580–90; re- + lay1
Can be confusedre-lay relay
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Word Origin and History for re-lay

re-lay


v.

"to lay again," 1590s, from re- + lay (v.). Related: Re-laid; re-laying.

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