verb (used with object), re·tread·ed, re·tread·ing.
Origin of retread
verb (used with or without object), re-trod, re-trod·den or re-trod, re-tread·ing.
Origin of re-tread
Related Words for retreadrepair, reexamine, rebuild, revamp, renew, reconstruct, modernize, fix, improve, sew, reinforce, cobble, overhaul, restore, redo, update, renovate, rehabilitate, recondition, remodel
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Contemporary Examples of retread
Instead he mocked them and rehashed old ideas with retread rhetoric.Paul Begala on Mitt Romney’s Epic Fail in His GOP Convention Speech
August 31, 2012
The line was a retread from his speech in 2008, where he used an almost identical opener.Live from Right-Wing Central
John Avlon, Benjamin Sarlin
February 18, 2010
Nor is his often-riveting new memoir an exercise in nostalgia, apologia, or retread rhetoric.The Accidental Radical
John Douglas Marshall
April 27, 2009
Historical Examples of retread
McKenzie was getting old, he wanted a Retread, and wanted it badly.
On examination we found that there was no outlet practicable for us in this channel, and that we must retread our steps.History of the Expedition under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark, Vol. I.
Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
He turned, as these thoughts passed through his mind, and began hastily to retread his footsteps towards the castle.The Abbot
Sir Walter Scott
I was not insensible that my path became more intricate and more difficult to retread in proportion as I advanced.Edgar Huntley
Charles Brockden Brown
Well, would you walk into the Center for a Retread now without being sure he's wrong?