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RERUN (reran, rerunning)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does rerun mean? 

RERUN (noun)
  The noun RERUN has 1 sense:

1. a program that is broadcast again

  Familiarity information: RERUN used as a noun is very rare.


RERUN (verb)
  The verb RERUN has 4 senses:

1. broadcast again, as of a film
2. rerun a performance of a play, for example
3. run again for office
4. cause to perform again

  Familiarity information: RERUN used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


RERUN (noun)


Sense 1rerun [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A program that is broadcast again

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Context example:

she likes to watch 'I love Lucy' reruns

Hypernyms ("rerun" is a kind of...):

broadcast; program; programme (a radio or television show)


RERUN (verb)


Sense 1rerun [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Broadcast again, as of a film

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

rebroadcast; rerun

Hypernyms (to "rerun" is one way to...):

air; beam; broadcast; send; transmit (broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television)

Domain category:

broadcast medium; broadcasting (a medium that disseminates via telecommunications)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 2rerun [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Rerun a performance of a play, for example

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Hypernyms (to "rerun" is one way to...):

mount; put on (prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 3rerun [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Run again for office

Classified under:

Verbs of fighting, athletic activities

Context example:

Bush wants to rerun in 1996

Hypernyms (to "rerun" is one way to...):

campaign; run (run, stand, or compete for an office or a position)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP


Sense 4rerun [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cause to perform again

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Context example:

We have to rerun the subjects--they misunderstood the instructions

Hypernyms (to "rerun" is one way to...):

run (cause to perform)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody


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