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.

Nearby words

  1. re-presentation,
  2. re-press,
  3. re-proof,
  4. re-prove,
  5. re-read,
  6. re-recording,
  7. re-route,
  8. re-search,
  9. re-serve,
  10. 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-recording

British Dictionary definitions for re-recording



a new or different version of a piece of music recorded previouslya re-recording of the song


verb (tr)

to make a recording of (something recorded before) againthey had to re-record it in the studio
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Word Origin and History for re-recording



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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper