retread

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re·tread

 (rē-trĕd′)
tr.v. re·tread·ed, re·tread·ing, re·treads
1. To fit (a worn automotive tire) with a new tread.
2. To make or do over again, especially with minimal revision; rehash: retreading a familiar story line.
n. (rē′trĕd′)
1. A tire that has been fitted with a new tread.
2. A revision or reworking; a remake or rehash: a trite retread of an old musical.
3. Informal A person who has been retrained for work.

retread

vb, -treads, -treading or -treaded
(Automotive Engineering) (tr) another word for remould2
n
1. (Automotive Engineering) another word for remould3
2. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) informal Austral and NZ a pensioner who has resumed employment, esp in a former profession
3. (Film) a film, piece of music, etc, which is a superficially altered version of an earlier original
4. (Pop Music) a film, piece of music, etc, which is a superficially altered version of an earlier original
5. a film, piece of music, etc, which is a superficially altered version of an earlier original

re•tread

(v. riˈtrɛd; n. ˈriˌtrɛd)

v.t.
1. to put a new tread on (a worn pneumatic tire casing) either by recapping or by cutting fresh treads.
2. to revive or rework, esp. without the inventiveness of the original.
n.
3. a tire that has been retreaded.
4. Informal. a person returned to a position or occupation after retirement or dismissal.
5. a reviving or reworking of an old or familiar idea, story, etc.

retread


Past participle: retreaded
Gerund: retreading

Imperative
retread
retread
Present
I retread
you retread
he/she/it retreads
we retread
you retread
they retread
Preterite
I retreaded
you retreaded
he/she/it retreaded
we retreaded
you retreaded
they retreaded
Present Continuous
I am retreading
you are retreading
he/she/it is retreading
we are retreading
you are retreading
they are retreading
Present Perfect
I have retreaded
you have retreaded
he/she/it has retreaded
we have retreaded
you have retreaded
they have retreaded
Past Continuous
I was retreading
you were retreading
he/she/it was retreading
we were retreading
you were retreading
they were retreading
Past Perfect
I had retreaded
you had retreaded
he/she/it had retreaded
we had retreaded
you had retreaded
they had retreaded
Future
I will retread
you will retread
he/she/it will retread
we will retread
you will retread
they will retread
Future Perfect
I will have retreaded
you will have retreaded
he/she/it will have retreaded
we will have retreaded
you will have retreaded
they will have retreaded
Future Continuous
I will be retreading
you will be retreading
he/she/it will be retreading
we will be retreading
you will be retreading
they will be retreading
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been retreading
you have been retreading
he/she/it has been retreading
we have been retreading
you have been retreading
they have been retreading
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been retreading
you will have been retreading
he/she/it will have been retreading
we will have been retreading
you will have been retreading
they will have been retreading
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been retreading
you had been retreading
he/she/it had been retreading
we had been retreading
you had been retreading
they had been retreading
Conditional
I would retread
you would retread
he/she/it would retread
we would retread
you would retread
they would retread
Past Conditional
I would have retreaded
you would have retreaded
he/she/it would have retreaded
we would have retreaded
you would have retreaded
they would have retreaded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.retread - a used automobile tire that has been remolded to give it new treads
auto tire, automobile tire, car tire, rubber tire - a tire consisting of a rubber ring around the rim of an automobile wheel
Verb1.retread - use again in altered form; "retread an old plot"
work on, work, process - shape, form, or improve a material; "work stone into tools"; "process iron"; "work the metal"
2.retread - give new treads to (a tire)
regenerate, renew - reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new; "We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years"; "They renewed their membership"
Translations

retread

[ˈriːtred]
A. N (= tyre) → neumático m recauchutado, llanta f recauchutada, llanta f reencauchada (LAm)
B. [ˌriːˈtred] VT [+ tyre] → recauchutar, reencauchar (CAm)

retread

[riːˈtrɛd]
vt [+ tyre] → rechaper
[ˈriːtrɛd] npneu rechapé

retread

vt tyredie Laufflächen erneuern von
n (= tyre)runderneuerter Reifen

retread

[n ˈriːˌtrɛd; vb ˌriːˈtrɛd]
1. ngomma rigenerata
2. vt (Aut) (tyre) → rigenerare