rehash

[ verb ree-hash; noun ree-hash ]
/ verb riˈhæʃ; noun ˈriˌhæʃ /

verb (used with object)

to work up (old material) in a new form.

noun

the act of rehashing.
something rehashed.

Nearby words

  1. rehab,
  2. rehabilitant,
  3. rehabilitate,
  4. rehabilitation,
  5. rehabilitation department,
  6. rehearing,
  7. rehearsal,
  8. rehearse,
  9. reheat,
  10. reheating

Origin of rehash

First recorded in 1815–25; re- + hash1

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British Dictionary definitions for rehash

rehash

verb (riːˈhæʃ)

(tr) to rework, reuse, or make over (old or already used material)

noun (ˈriːˌhæʃ)

something consisting of old, reworked, or reused material

Word Origin for rehash

C19: from re- + hash 1 (to chop into pieces)

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