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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To renew supplies or equipment.

Watch out! You may see this word with another pronunciation and its meaning is then different.
Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To renew supplies or equipment. Used as a noun, listen here, it means: Repair of damage or wear; A secondary or subsequent preparation of supplies and equipment.

Usage examples (34)
  • In December, 1941, my ship HMCS Assiniboine was in refit in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, across the harbour from Halifax.
  • - is if the image is the Enterprise coming in for a "refit" after the completion of April's first five year mission.
  • On reaching the house, Mrs. Ormonde went straight to her own apartment to "refit," and Katherine sat down in the smaller drawing or morning room, which looked west and...
  • We sent our wounded men to the hospital, and began to refit. for more
Tutoring comment
  • ''refit" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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