Definition of repaint in English:

repaint

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transitive verb

[with object]
  • Cover with a new coat of paint.

    ‘For most of the day I work on that one spot, taping along the marble trim, sealing the edge of the tape, painting and then repainting the bands.’
    • ‘The palace was first painted in the early 1990s, but it was repainted in December 1995 in preparation for the aforementioned celebration marking the opening of the tourist season.’
    • ‘We are going to wait until we have refurbished and repainted it before selling.’
    • ‘Sprucing up kitchens and bathrooms by repainting units, or adding fresh new tiles, can be a cheap way to up the asking price.’
    • ‘We're actually repainting one of our MD - 11s, so the paint job will look the same as it did back in 1975.’
    • ‘Years of repainting the lockers were beginning to show as layers of paint were cracking off of the lockers around us.’
    • ‘Using watercolor, Caramelle painted, washed off and repainted sections of blue, red, yellow and blue-black.’
    • ‘He said you should do some compositional studies, and work on repainting your pot.’
    • ‘As in Griaule's day, after circumcision the boys demonstrate that they have mastered the meaning of the symbols by repainting the images.’
    • ‘One fine morning, the two siblings had begun their day, repainting the rusted gate.’
    • ‘But by 1910 something drastic had clearly happened to the canvas, for the reproduction included in the Yerkes sale catalogue shows that during the intervening eight years it had been extensively repainted.’
    • ‘I repainted the cropped fragment until the shapes that lured me there were lifted into their present composition.’
    • ‘Instead of focusing his attention on repainting it, though, his eye was caught by movement in the reflection.’
    • ‘After unpacking most of my things, I decided I'd find my father and talk about repainting my room.’
    • ‘His mama and I had been a sight by the time we finished repainting the porch.’
    • ‘When I told Katelyn that I was repainting my room, she wanted to help so bad that she begged me.’
    • ‘Aer Lingus has taken the dotcom route so seriously, it repainted four of its planes with a giant Aerlingus.com logo instead of the shamrock.’
    • ‘To add warmth, they install light fixtures and repaint walls in warm, neutral tones.’
    • ‘The production design is superb with bright colors everywhere - they go so far as to digitally repaint all the foliage in a countryside scene a garish purply pink - and the director has never met a sight gag he didn't love.’
    • ‘I could paint the entire thing grey first and then repaint with ivy green.’
    repaint, patch up, retouch, renovate, refurbish, spruce up, restore, revive, renew, revamp, brush up, rehabilitate, overhaul, recondition, refresh, rejuvenate

Pronunciation

repaint

/ˌrēˈpānt/ /ˌriˈpeɪnt/

noun

  • in singular An act of painting something again.

    ‘It's the five-year repaint, something most institutions do routinely, but at the Royal Opera House it stuns me to a standstill.’
    • ‘The use of organic solvents - applied on small swabs and chosen specifically to soften varnishes and more recent repaints, but not original paint - remains the usual cleaning method.’
    • ‘I don't do boat repaints, it's purely the lettering and the artwork.’
    • ‘He was told that such a request would need a pile of paperwork unless he waited the requisite year for a repaint.’
    • ‘It looks like they did a repaint of the room, but only on areas that were exposed.’
    • ‘With careful planning, you can still maintain your business and meet the needs of your customers through a repaint.’
    • ‘So far work has focussed on rubbing down its bodywork ahead of its repaint.’
    • ‘The aircraft took part in its first operational mission since its repaint.’
    • ‘Has anyone had a full repaint done recently?’
    • ‘Nail Polish will eventually chip so it will require repaints.’

Pronunciation

repaint

/ˌrēˈpānt/ /ˌriˈpeɪnt/