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[ ree-ri-kawrd ]
/ ˌri rɪˈkɔrd /

verb (used with object)

to record (something) another time.
to transfer (a recording) from one process to another, as from shellac to long-playing record.


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Nearby words

re-presentation, re-press, re-proof, re-prove, re-read, re-record, re-recording, re-route, re-search, re-serve, re-side

Origin of re-record

First recorded in 1925–30 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for re-record

  • The books attempt to re-record histories that have been falsely written.

    Women in the World Speakers|The Daily Beast|March 8, 2010|DAILY BEAST
  • Mr. Lorimer agreed with him to let it lapse and re-record it.

    Lorimer of the Northwest|Harold Bindloss

British Dictionary definitions for re-record


verb (tr)

to make a recording of (something recorded before) againthey had to re-record it in the studio
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for re-record



1930, from re- + record (v.). Related: Re-recorded; re-recording.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper