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Definition of "rehear" [re•hear]

  • To hear again. (verb-transitive)
  • Law To give a new hearing to (a case) by the same court. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "rehear" in a sentence
  • "In October, a federal district judge vacated the jury's monetary award and agreed to rehear the case."
  • "But in late February, the tribunal agreed to rehear the state's case against Mr. Gaied."
  • "At the state's urging, a New York tax appeals tribunal has agreed to rehear a case involving a New Jersey resident who worked in Staten Island, bought a Staten Island home for his parents and stayed there occasionally."