resurface - definition and synonyms


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present tense
present participleresurfacing
past tenseresurfaced
past participleresurfaced
  1. 1
    [intransitive] to start to have an effect again

    Old tensions between the two countries have recently resurfaced.

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  2. 2
    [intransitive] to appear again after not being seen for a period of time

    He resurfaced on Thursday and was detained by police at Frankfurt airport.

  3. 3
    [intransitive] to come back up to the surface of the water
  4. 4
    [transitive] to replace the surface of something such as a road
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