[ ree-groop ]
See synonyms for regroup on
verb (used with object)
  1. to form into a new or restructured group or grouping.

verb (used without object)
  1. to become reorganized in order to make a fresh start: If the plan doesn't work, we'll have to regroup and try something else.

  2. Military. to become organized in a new tactical formation.

Origin of regroup

First recorded in 1880–85; re- + group

Other words from regroup

  • re·group·ment, noun

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How to use regroup in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for regroup


/ (riːˈɡruːp) /

  1. to reorganize (military forces), esp after an attack or a defeat

  2. (tr) to rearrange into a new grouping or groupings

  1. (intr) to consider using different tactics after a setback in a contest or argument

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