Definition of rehandle in English:



[with object]
  • Handle or treat (something) again or differently.

    ‘rehandling the old themes of Oedipus and Agamemnon’
    • ‘We wanted to eliminate rehandling, which is costly and can lead to mistakes.’
    • ‘A similar hesitation over the baptism of Jesus by John can be discerned in Luke's rehandling of Mark's account of the baptism of Jesus.’
    • ‘The tag will continue to identify and provide valuable information about a tagged fish throughout its lifetime without the need to rehandle the fish.’