Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To spell again or in a new way, especially by using a phonetic alphabet.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Spell again.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To spell again.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To spell again; specifically, to spell again in another form, according to some phonetic system (as in this dictionary), so as to indicate the actual or supposed pronunciation.

Etymologies

1806, re- +‎ spell. (Wiktionary)

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