redeliver

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Etymology[edit]

From re- +‎ deliver.

Verb[edit]

redeliver (third-person singular simple present redelivers, present participle redelivering, simple past and past participle redelivered)

  1. To give back; to return (something).
    • 1615, Ralph Hamor, A True Discourse of the Present State of Virginia, Richmond 1957, pp. 5-6:
      his father had then eigh[t] of our English men, many swords, peeces, and other tooles, which he had at seuerall times by trecherons murdering our men, taken from them, which though of no use to him, he would not redeliuer [...].
  2. To deliver (a letter, parcel, etc.) again.
  3. To deliver or liberate again.
  4. (obsolete) To report; to deliver the answer of.
    • Shakespeare
      Shall I redeliver you e'en so?

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