[ ree-houz ]
/ riˈhaʊz /

verb (used with object), re·housed [ree-houzd] /riˈhaʊzd/, re·hous·ing [ree-hou-zing] /riˈhaʊ zɪŋ/.

to house again.
to provide with new or different housing: civic programs to rehouse people living in condemned buildings.


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Origin of rehouse

First recorded in 1810–20; re- + house Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for rehouse

  • Thus, a number of brand-new dwellings are to be built, to rehouse those villagers whose ancient homes have been taken from them.

British Dictionary definitions for rehouse

/ (riːˈhaʊz) /

verb (tr)

to accommodate (someone or something) in a new house or building
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