Definition of regroup verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    regroup

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ˌriːˈɡruːp//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈɡruːp//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they regroup
    BrE BrE//ˌriːˈɡruːp//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈɡruːp//
     
    he / she / it regroups
    BrE BrE//ˌriːˈɡruːps//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈɡruːps//
     
    past simple regrouped
    BrE BrE//ˌriːˈɡruːpt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈɡruːpt//
     
    past participle regrouped
    BrE BrE//ˌriːˈɡruːpt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈɡruːpt//
     
    -ing form regrouping
    BrE BrE//ˌriːˈɡruːpɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈɡruːpɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1[transitive, intransitive] regroup (something) (for something) to arrange the way people or soldiers work together in a new way, especially in order to continue fighting or attacking somebody They regrouped their forces and renewed the attack. After its election defeat, the party needs to regroup. The cavalry regrouped and attacked again.
  2. 2[intransitive] (of a person) to return to a normal state after an unpleasant experience or a period of difficulty, and become ready to make an effort again with new enthusiasm or strength Summer is a time to relax, regroup and catch up on all those things you've been putting off all year.
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