- Rhymes: -eɪ
- (transitive) To play again.
- (transitive) To display a recording of a previous event, especially multiple times.
- 1975, Bob Dylan (lyrics), “If You See Her, Say Hello”, in Blood On The Tracks, performed by Bob Dylan:
- Sundown yellow moon / I replay the past / I know every scene by heart / They all went by so fast
replay (plural replays)
- The replaying of (something), for example of televised footage.
- Show us that replay one more time.
- 2012 May 5, Phil McNulty, “Chelsea 2-1 Liverpool”, in BBC Sport:
- He met Luis Suarez's cross at the far post, only for Chelsea keeper Petr Cech to show brilliant reflexes to deflect his header on to the bar. Carroll turned away to lead Liverpool's insistent protests that the ball had crossed the line but referee Phil Dowd and assistant referee Andrew Garratt waved play on, with even a succession of replays proving inconclusive.
- (video games) saved video footage of the gameplay of a computer game
- (sports) a replayed match, often after the first game or match ended in a draw.
the replaying of something