- 1[intransitive] to come to the surface again after being underwater or under the ground The submarine resurfaced. (figurative) All the old hostilities resurfaced when they met again.
- 2[transitive] resurface something to put a new surface on a road, path, etc. See related entries: Features of roads
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈsɜːfɪs//; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈsɜːrfɪs//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they resurface
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈsɜːfɪs//; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈsɜːrfɪs//he / she / it resurfaces
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈsɜːfɪsɪz//; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈsɜːrfɪsɪz//past simple resurfaced
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈsɜːfɪst//; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈsɜːrfɪst//past participle resurfaced
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈsɜːfɪst//; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈsɜːrfɪst//-ing form resurfacing
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈsɜːfɪsɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈsɜːrfɪsɪŋ//Features of roads