[ ree-fit ]
See synonyms for: refitrefittedrefitting on

verb (used with object),re·fit·ted, re·fit·ting.
  1. to fit, prepare, or equip again.

verb (used without object),re·fit·ted, re·fit·ting.
  1. to renew supplies or equipment.

  2. to get refitted.

  1. an act of refitting.

Origin of refit

First recorded in 1660–70; re- + fit1

Other words from refit

  • un·re·fit·ted, adjective

Words Nearby refit Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use refit in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for refit


verb(riːˈfɪt) -fits, -fitting or -fitted
  1. to make or be made ready for use again by repairing, re-equipping, or resupplying

  1. a repair or re-equipping, as of a ship, for further use

Derived forms of refit

  • refitment, noun

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