Definition of re-espouse in US English:

re-espouse

verb

  • with object To espouse again:(a) to take again as a spouse, to marry again (chiefly figurative; now rare); (b) to reattach oneself to, readopt (a cause, doctrine, etc.).

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Joshua Sylvester (d. 1618), poet and translator. From re- + espouse.