Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English


English definition of “reapply”


verb [T] (USE)    /ˌriː.əˈplaɪ/
to make use of something in a different way or use it for a different practical purpose: to reapply principles/methodsUsing and misusing
(Definition of reapply verb (USE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of reapply

Translations of “reapply”

Word of the Day


to direct the way that a ship, aircraft, etc. will travel, or to find a direction across, along, or over an area of water or land, often by using a map

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More