Definition of reattach in English:

reattach

Line breaks: re|attach
Pronunciation: /riːəˈtatʃ
 
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verb

[with object]
  • Attach (something that has fallen or been taken off) in its former position: the towing hawser was finally reattached with rope strops
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    • Bringham smirked and reattached the rope to his belt.
    • Her disapproval silenced Margaret's urge to ask the woman for help reattaching her fingertip; though it was life threatening, it was also embarrassing.
    • His procedure involves dividing the stomach in two and then reattaching it in different areas.

Derivatives

reattachment

noun
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  • But this operation was highly risky because it was an amputation, reconstruction and reattachment in one go.
  • Clinical, radiographic, and second-look arthroscopic examination at 6 months after the initial injury showed a successful reattachment and restoration of stability.
  • Complete detachment of the tendon, debridement, and reattachment should be avoided.

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