Definition of redial in English:

redial

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
Pronunciation /riːˈdʌɪl/
  • Dial (a telephone number) again.

    ‘you can redial the last number called’
    no object ‘John redialled’
    • ‘One evening last summer I spent an hour or two dialling and redialling the same telephone number in order to cast a vote for the conservation of a building I had never seen.’
    • ‘Abi yelled into the phone, hung up, picked up the phone and redialed Sarah's number.’
    • ‘I then redialled the last number on my mobile as I faced him.’
    • ‘Speed dial is required to minimize the time a subscriber has to spend dialing or redialing.’
    • ‘After about five minutes of redialing, since the keys stick, I finally got the number right.’
    • ‘I tried hanging up and redialing, but it was still dead.’
    • ‘He redialed the number of the bodyguard and waited for him to pick up.’
    • ‘She played with her cell phone the entire time, dialing and redialing numbers.’
    • ‘So I redialled, whereupon I was put through to the wrong department.’
    • ‘I have listened to my own staff sat at a desk constantly redialling Trading Standards and taking three to four hours to get through.’
    • ‘Ned says to redial the last number on Corey's phone.’
    • ‘She picked up the phone again and redialed the number.’
    • ‘When it didn't come Ashley furiously redialed the number.’
    • ‘Chad picked up his phone again and redialed Bethany's number.’
    • ‘Noticing that she didn't say anything more, he redialed the number on his cell phone.’
    • ‘I rolled my eyes as I hung up, then redialed the number that he'd given me.’
    • ‘‘Bye,’ Sara said as she hung up and redialed David's number.’
    • ‘Jared's hands shook with excitement as he redialed the hotel's number, amazed at how easy this all was.’
    • ‘And that wouldn't have anything to do with the fact you were on the phone all morning, dialing and redialing the same number?’
    • ‘He redialed Jacques' number, and left another voice mail.’

noun

Pronunciation /ˈriːˌdʌɪl/
  • The facility on a telephone by which the number just dialled may be automatically redialled by pressing a single button.

    ‘features include redial and ringer volume control’
    • ‘The stylish black or white of Target's phone by architect Michael Graves is set off with blue number buttons and yellow function keys for important features like hold, redial, volume, and flash.’
    • ‘Why didn't I hang up the phone when I pressed redial?’
    • ‘Sobering somewhat, thinking of everything that Mister Black had told him, Kyle picked up the phone and hit redial.’
    • ‘‘Michelle,’ said I. ‘I've got my phone on redial.’’
    • ‘I pulled the cell phone out after locking the door and hit redial.’
    • ‘It just so happened to have gone that way, the way it did, with me pressing redial, and then being too nosy to touch the ‘end’ button and put the cell phone away.’
    • ‘Once in the car park, I pulled out my mobile, and pressed redial.’
    • ‘One gentleman asked me my name and said he would continue to hit redial until he got through to my home.’
    • ‘All she had strength to do though, was hit redial.’
    • ‘The retro wall phones available today have the appearance of the old-fashioned models, but like the desk phones, they also have push button technology, including redial and volume control.’
    • ‘Those who hit redial effectively get twice the say of those who only call once.’
    • ‘It was also easy just to press redial to try again.’
    • ‘Jennifer went to look at the phone and accidentally hit redial.’
    • ‘‘Oh, yeah,’ I muttered, pressing the Talk button twice and starting the redial.’
    • ‘The compact remote unit measures 3 inches high by 1.75 inches wide by 1.75 inches deep and has a full telephone keypad with flash, redial and 10-number memory.’
    • ‘She jumped on the bed like before and laid on her back, picked up the phone, and hit redial.’
    • ‘Morris pressed the redial again only to find yet another busy signal.’
    • ‘Taking and making calls is easy as all functions (answer, end, redial, voice dial and volume) can be made from the cover on the helmet.’
    • ‘She told me she hit redial every 30 seconds for over two hours trying to call me one evening!’
    • ‘First you must devote yourself to getting through to reservations - put the phone on redial and speaker phone and be prepared to sit there for an hour or more.’

Pronunciation

redial

Verb/riːˈdʌɪl/

redial

Noun/ˈriːˌdʌɪl/