[verb ree-ruhn; noun ree-ruhn]
verb (used with object), re·ran, re·run, re·running.
to run again.
the act of rerunning.
a showing of a motion picture or television program after its initial run, usually some months or years later.
the motion picture or television program being shown again.
Informal. a person or thing that is merely a restatement or imitation of something familiar; rehash: The plot is just a rerun of every other spy story.
recite, rehash, reiterate, echo, renew, restate, replay, imitate, relate, recapitulate, iterate, chime, redo, recur, reform, rehearse, reciprocate, return, quote, reconstruct
- res adjudicata,
- res gestae,
- res ipsa loquitur,
- res judicata
Origin of rerun
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verb (riːˈrʌn) -runs, -running or -ran (tr)
to broadcast or put on (a film, play, series, etc) again
to run (a race, etc) again
a film, play, series, etc, that is broadcast or put on again; repeat
a race that is run again
computing the repeat of a part of a computer program
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