from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To strengthen again; to fortify anew.

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  • verb strengthen again, make stronger again

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  • verb make strong again


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  • Bill weakening slightly overnight to a Category Three storm but is expected to restrengthen during the day today when the sun comes up.

    CNN Transcript Aug 20, 2009

  • Good news about this storm, not expected to restrengthen to a hurricane.

    CNN Transcript Sep 12, 2009

  • Right now, though, it's expected to drop with winds of 30 then restrengthen as it gets back over open water into Sunday, Monday, and then into Tuesday, and here's where it gets interesting, by Tuesday possibly going to the northern half of the Yucatan Peninsula, North of Cancun as a tropical storm with winds of 50 miles per hour.

    CNN Transcript Nov 5, 2009

  • His moves to restrengthen our military might went beyond nuts, bolts and technology.

    In Defense Of Reagan

  • This storm is headed toward the Gulf of Mexico and it could restrengthen to a dangerous hurricane early next week.

    CNN Transcript Aug 28, 2008

  • Now it has been downgraded just a little bit but may restrengthen before it hits China later on today.

    CNN Transcript Jul 28, 2008

  • It's moving north northeasterly at about nine miles an hour and again it will reemerge into the Atlantic probably early tomorrow morning and then it might very well restrengthen.

    CNN Transcript Aug 19, 2008

  • It's been downgraded to a Cat. 1, but it's believed when it hits open water again it's going to restrengthen.

    CNN Transcript Aug 21, 2007

  • We can embolden and reinforce the Lebanese government to exert its force on the border, and we can also deal with Abu Mazen, the Palestinian -- president of the Palestinian Authority to reinforce and restrengthen the moderates, and marginalize the extremists, such as Hezbollah, and Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad.

    CNN Transcript Jul 21, 2006

  • We're becoming very concerned that as it moves in the Gulf, even though it will weaken over the peninsula, it will have a very good chance to restrengthen into a hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico.

    CNN Transcript Aug 25, 2005


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