Retread Definition

Define what is Retread?

1. retread, recap (noun)

a used automobile tire that has been remolded to give it new treads.

    Synonyms: recap
    Hypernyms

    auto tire, automobile tire, car tire, rubber tire noun
    a tire consisting of a rubber ring around the rim of an automobile wheel.

    2. make over, retread, rework (verb)

    use again in altered form.

    • retread an old plot.
    Synonyms: make over, rework
    Hypernyms

    work on, work, process verb
    shape, form, or improve a material.

    3. remould, retread, remold (verb)

    give new treads to (a tire).

      Synonyms: remould, remold
      Hypernyms

      regenerate, renew verb
      reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new.

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