- to fit, prepare, or equip again.
- to renew supplies or equipment.
- to get refitted.
- an act of refitting.
Origin of refit
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Examples from the Web for refit
The choppers, which had been sold to Syria by Russia in the early 1990s, had been undergoing a refit in Russia.U.K. Blocks Russian Cargo Shipment to Syria
June 19, 2012
Whether you're looking to start from scratch or refit an old reliable, these women will prod you into a truly impressive outfit.Gal With a Suitcase
January 16, 2010
The Kensington was dismasted, and had to return to refit, but we did not part a rope-yarn.Ned Myers
James Fenimore Cooper
The next morning all hands set to work with a will to refit the schooner.The Three Midshipmen
On the other side of the river was a big camp, where troops were sent to refit and rest.In Mesopotamia
Also, is overhauled, or examined, to determine the refit demanded.The Sailor's Word-Book
William Henry Smyth
The schooner had only left Guernsey, after a refit, the day before I was taken on board her.Old Jack
- to make or be made ready for use again by repairing, re-equipping, or resupplying
- a repair or re-equipping, as of a ship, for further use
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Word Origin and History for refit
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