reswear

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Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ swear

Verb[edit]

reswear ‎(third-person singular simple present reswears, present participle reswearing, simple past reswore, past participle resworn)

  1. (transitive) To swear again or anew.
    • 2007 August 12, “For Want of a Swearing In, an Arrest Is Lost in Indiana”, in New York Times[1]:
      “I don’t think it’s credible to state that the city should reswear officers who were already sworn in,” Mr. Wright said.