readminister

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ administer

Verb[edit]

readminister (third-person singular simple present readministers, present participle readministering, simple past and past participle readministered)

  1. (transitive) To administer again.
    • 1861, The Christian Review
      But Baptists would readminister the rite to every one who had received it on false pretences, or to whom it had been involuntarily administered.
    • 2008, Richard Rogers, Clinical Assessment of Malingering and Deception
      Readminister the MMPI-2 when the patient is less confused.