reexamine

or re-ex·am·ine

[ ree-ig-zam-in ]
/ ˌri ɪgˈzæm ɪn /

verb (used with object), re·ex·am·ined, re·ex·am·in·ing.

to examine again.
Law. to examine (a witness) again after having questioned him or her previously.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. reest,
  2. reet,
  3. reevaluate,
  4. reeve,
  5. reexam,
  6. reexport,
  7. ref,
  8. ref.,
  9. ref. ch.,
  10. ref. pres.

Origin of reexamine

First recorded in 1585–95; re- + examine

Related formsre·ex·am·in·a·ble, adjectivere·ex·am·i·na·tion, nounre·ex·am·in·er, noun

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