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verb (used with object), re·shipped, re·ship·ping.
  1. to ship again.
  2. to transfer from one ship to another.
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verb (used without object), re·shipped, re·ship·ping.
  1. to go on a ship again.
  2. (of a member of a ship's crew) to sign up for another voyage.
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Origin of reship

First recorded in 1645–55; re- + ship1
Related formsre·ship·ment, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for reshipped

Historical Examples

  • They were to convoy it overland to a point on the Assiniboine where it could be reshipped.

    Lords of the North

    A. C. Laut

  • Holter reshipped what flour he had to Helena, where it was disposed of at $100 per sack.

    Then and Now

    Robert Vaughn

  • I bet yer he didn't even unpack the cases before he reshipped.

  • The aigrettes were now useless; they could not be reshipped to another State, they could not be offered for sale.

  • They had long lain in the warehouses, and becoming a nuisance to the owners, were soon to be reshipped to Peru.