Definition of re-sign in English:

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Pronunciation: /rēˈsīn/


[with object]
1Sign (a document) again.
Example sentences
  • Attendance is restricted to Trust members but there will be a chance to sign or re-sign on the day.
  • A 30-year concession deal was signed in 1999 but it had to be re-signed after Dundee purchased the company last year.
  • Currently he is in negotiations on behalf of his ministry but to re-sign the contract he will need the approval of the Government.
1.1Engage (a sports player) to play for a team for a further period.
Example sentences
  • One key to improving special teams is for the team to re-sign its own players.
  • Most of them involve teams re-signing players to one-year contracts (only megastars get seven-year deals).
  • Too often they give in and re-sign a player to a new deal.
1.2 [no object] (Of a sports player) commit oneself to play for a team for a further period.
Example sentences
  • If those players don't re-sign, the team will bring in other free agents or use rookies in their spots.
  • A number of these top players will likely re-sign with their own teams after being slapped with the franchise tag or because they're restricted free agents.
  • The best free agent available just re-signed with his team.

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Syllabification: re-sign

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