[ree-pas, -pahs]

Origin of repass

1425–75; late Middle English repassen < Middle French repasser, Old French, equivalent to re- re- + passer to pass
Related formsre·pas·sage [ree-pas-ij] /riˈpæs ɪdʒ/, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Word Origin and History for repassage

early 15c., from Old French repassage; see re- + passage.



mid-15c., "pass again in returning," from Old French repasser; see re- "again" + pass (v.). Related: Repassed; repassing.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper