Definition of reattach in English:

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reattach

Pronunciation: /ˌrēəˈtaCH/

verb

[with object]
Attach (something that has fallen or been taken off) in its former position.
Example sentences
  • 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

Pronunciation: /ˌrēəˈtaCHmənt/
noun
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: re·at·tach

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