Definition of retile in English:

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Pronunciation: /riːˈtʌɪl/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


[with object]
Tile (a room or surface) again.
Example sentences
  • Unfortunately the tiles are now far more obvious, and as they are a kind of greenish brown they look rather tasteless, but unless I retile the whole room, and change the bath, sink and toilet I'm stuck with them.
  • This is why our simple kitchen updating has inspired us to retile our fireplace in the family room and tear out the master bathroom cabinetry.
  • They spent the day re-painting tired-looking dog kennels which house some of the hundreds of animals brought in to the centre for care each year, and helped to retile part of the building's reception area.

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