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repaint

[v. ree-peynt; n. ree-peynt, ree-peynt] /v. riˈpeɪnt; n. ˈriˌpeɪnt, riˈpeɪnt/
verb (used with object)
1.
to paint again:
to repaint the house.
noun
2.
a part repainted, especially a part of a picture by a restorer.
3.
the act of repainting.
Origin
1690-1700
1690-1700; re- + paint
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Examples from the web for repaint
  • He had to repaint it after a driver phoned to point out the error.
  • He said the repaint was in the original green color.
  • We tried to fill in the cracks and repaint, but the ceiling has cracked again.
  • repaint with two coats of paint or paint encapsulant.
  • Part of the money from the grant will be used to rebuild the generators, rebuild the engines, and repaint the boat deck.
  • Once paint has been removed the contractor will prime and repaint using a more durable oil base white paint.
British Dictionary definitions for repaint

repaint

/riːˈpeɪnt/
verb
1.
to apply a new or fresh coat of paint
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Word Origin and History for repaint
v.

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

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