Definition of re-cover in English:

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Pronunciation: /rēˈkəvər/


[with object]
Put a new cover or covering on: the cost of re-covering the armchair
More example sentences
  • I'm now going to head downstairs and re-cover the sofa, wash up the pots and make a drink before retiring to my room to continue devouring this book.
  • Friends tell me it is cheaper to buy a new sofa than to re-cover my trusted old one.
  • The upholstered pieces have been re-covered in fabric Ruhlmann originally designed for the textile manufacturer Prelle et Compagnie, which still operates in Lyon, France.

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Syllabification: re-cov·er

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