repaint

[ verb ree-peynt; noun ree-peynt, ree-peynt ]
/ verb riˈpeɪnt; noun ˈriˌpeɪnt, riˈpeɪnt /
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verb (used with object)

to paint again: to repaint the house.

noun

a part repainted, especially a part of a picture by a restorer.
the act of repainting.

Nearby words

  1. rep.,
  2. repack,
  3. repackage,
  4. repaglinide,
  5. repaid,
  6. repair,
  7. repairable,
  8. repairer,
  9. repairman,
  10. repairperson

Origin of repaint

First recorded in 1690–1700; re- + paint

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British Dictionary definitions for repaint

repaint

/ (riːˈpeɪnt) /

verb

to apply a new or fresh coat of paint
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Word Origin and History for repaint

repaint

v.

1700, from re- + paint (v). Related: Repainted; repainting.

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