recommence

[ kuh-mens ]SEE DEFINITION OF recommence

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RECOMMENCE

Dolly was obliged to kneel down, and recommence at the beginning.

It appeared already much too late to attempt to recommence her education.

Besides, was it not too late, at his age, to recommence a career?

If you should ever recommence business, however, it ought not to be from this fear.

This done, I was allowed to recommence my archaeological investigations.

After the lapse of a few seconds, all recommence simultaneously.

We did not, on account of the heat, recommence our journey till the afternoon.

We accordingly determined the next morning to recommence our journey.

The firing ceased; still I listened, expecting it to recommence.

I now felt sufficiently strong to recommence my attempt at escape.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., from Old French recommencier "begin again, start afresh" (11c.), from re- "back, again" (see re-) + commencer (see commence). Related: Recommenced; recommencing.

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