verb (used with object), re·faced, re·fac·ing.

to renew, restore, or repair the face or surface of (buildings, stone, etc.).
to provide with a new facing, as a garment.

Origin of reface

First recorded in 1850–55; re- + face Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for reface


verb (tr)

to repair or renew the facing of (a wall)
to put a new facing on (a garment)
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