Retread



verb (used with object), retreaded, retreading.
1.
to put a new tread on (a worn pneumatic tire casing) either by recapping or by cutting fresh treads in the smooth surface.
2.
to repeat or do over, especially without the boldness or inventiveness of the original.
noun
3.
a tire that has been retreaded.
4.
Slang. a person returned to active work after retirement, dismissal, etc.
5.
a person retrained for a new or more modern job or task.
6.
Informal. a repeating, reviving, or reworking of an old or familiar idea, presentation, story, etc., especially when unimaginative or hackneyed; rehash:
a boring retread of a classic movie.
7.
Slang. a person representing older or previous times, ideas, policies, etc., especially when they are deemed passé or tiresome.
verb (used with or without object), re-trod, re-trodden or re-trod, re-treading.
1.
to tread again.
verb (riːˈtrɛd) -treads, -treading, -treaded
1.
(transitive) another word for remould (sense 2)
noun (ˈriːˌtrɛd)
2.
another word for remould (sense 3)
3.
(Austral & NZ, informal) a pensioner who has resumed employment, esp in a former profession
4.
a film, piece of music, etc, which is a superficially altered version of an earlier original
verb -treads, -treading, -trod, -trodden, -trod
1.
(transitive) to tread or walk over (one’s steps) again
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