v. re·grouped, re·group·ing, re·groups
1. To arrange in a new grouping.
2. To put back together in a tactical formation, as after a dispersal in a retreat.
1. To come together again in a group.
2. To come back together in a tactical formation, as after a dispersal in a retreat.
a. To reorganize for renewed effort, as after a temporary setback.
b. To recollect one's composure and focus for a renewed effort: The pitcher regrouped and struck out the side in the next inning.
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