See also: resign

English edit

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Etymology edit

re- +‎ sign. Piecewise doublet of resign.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ɹiːˈsaɪn/
  • (file)

Verb edit

re-sign (third-person singular simple present re-signs, present participle re-signing, simple past and past participle re-signed)

  1. To sign again; to provide one's signature again.
  2. (by extension) To sign a contract renewing or restarting a professional relationship, such as that of a professional athlete with a sports team.
    • 1997, Billboard, volume 109, number 30, page 86:
      At the end of last year, the band re-signed to XL for another three albums, despite being chased by majors that included Island, says manager Mike Champion of Midi Management.

Usage notes edit

  • Spelling without the hyphen risks confusion with resign (quit, give up).

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