Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To place a telephone call to (a telephone number or a person) by dialing the number again, typically by pressing a designated button.
  • intransitive verb To redial a telephone number.
  • noun A function on a telephone that allows one to place a call to the most recently dialed number by pressing a designated button.

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  • verb To dial again
  • adjective Of or concerning a redia

Etymologies

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re- +‎ dial

Examples

  • * Last call redial * Voice reduction dialling (if phone supports) * Reject incoming calls *

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  • * Last call redial * Voice reduction dialling (if phone supports) * Reject incoming calls *

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  • Mortally wounded, he then pressed "redial" and killed his former CONTROL supervisor, with whom he was having lunch.

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  • I didn't even vote and this is from someone who has loyally and fanatically pushed "redial" for two hours staight on occasion.

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  • Fortunately, Delta-One would not even need to hit "redial" to find out where the printouts had gone.

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  • The T1 does offer other features such as redial, call hold, conference calling, and microphone mute.

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  • She picked up her phone at 7: 45 a.m. - 15 minutes after the call center opened - and spent more than two hours constantly hitting "redial" before she finally got into the queue.

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  • Flanked by two computer screens displaying Web sites with information about tickets, she repeatedly hit "redial" on two telephones.

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  • The Team Andre fanbase that has her on 'redial' in an ongoing act of sadistic revenge are paradoxically playing right into her hands ...

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  • She picked up her phone at 7: 45 a.m. - 15 minutes after the call center opened - and spent more than two hours constantly hitting "redial" before she finally got into the queue.

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