Adjective "rechallenges" definition and examples

(Rechallenges may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/rɪˈtʃalɪn(d)ʒ/

Definitions and examples

noun

A challenge made in return; a second or repeated challenge.
    Immunology and Medicine. The action of rechallenge; an instance of this.

      verb

      To challenge again.
        Immunology and Medicine. To treat (a patient or animal) again with a particular infectious agent, antigen, or drug, in order to test for immunity, hypersensitivity, or other type of (often adverse) reaction.

          More definitions

          1. a call or summons to engage in any contest, as of skill, strength, etc.

          2. something that by its nature or character serves as a call to battle, contest, special effort, etc.: Space exploration offers a challenge to humankind.

          3. a call to fight, as a battle, a duel, etc.

          4. a demand to explain, justify, etc.: a challenge to the treasurer to itemize expenditures.

          5. difficulty in a job or undertaking that is stimulating to one engaged in it.

          6. Military. the demand of a sentr

          More examples(as adjective)

          "upsides can be rechallenges."

          Origin

          (challenge)Early 18th century; earliest use found in Francis Bugg (1640–1727), Quaker apostate. From re- + challenge<br>early 18th century. From re- + challenge. Compare rechallenge.