Definitions

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

  • noun The act or an instance of rebroadcasting a recorded movie or a recorded television performance.
  • transitive verb To present a rerun of.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun US A television program shown after its initial presentation — particularly many weeks after its initial presentation; a repeat.
  • noun politics A political candidate who holds the same political agenda or doctrine as a past or incumbent holder of a given political office.
  • verb transitive To run (a previously broadcast television program) again.
  • verb transitive To run (a race) again.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb broadcast again, as of a film
  • verb rerun a performance of a play, for example
  • verb run again for office
  • noun a program that is broadcast again
  • verb cause to perform again

Etymologies

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re- +‎ run

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