from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To give again that which has been received as a gift.
- v. To give back.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To give again; to give back.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To give back; restore.
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Now don't tell me you've never done this: You rewrap a gift and regive it with a bit of a blush.
Bid him drive back his cir, and reimport The period pad, regive the given hour.
And even if “gift” and “give” are virtually synonymous, “regift” and “regive” have very different connotations, don’t they?