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replay (v.)

by 1862, in sporting jargon (curling), "to play (a match) again," from re- "again" + play (v.). Of sound recordings (later video, etc.), "reproduce what has been recorded," by 1912. Related: Replayed; replaying.

The noun is from 1895 as "a replayed match" in sports. The meaning "action of replaying" a sound recording, film, later also video, etc., is by 1953.

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Definitions of replay from WordNet
1
replay (v.)
reproduce (a recording) on a recorder;
Synonyms: play back
replay (v.)
play (a melody) again;
replay (v.)
repeat a game against the same opponent;
Princeton replayed Harvard
replay (v.)
play again;
replay a point
We replayed the game
2
replay (n.)
something (especially a game) that is played again;
Synonyms: rematch
replay (n.)
the immediate rebroadcast of some action (especially sports action) that has been recorded on videotape;
Synonyms: instant replay / action replay
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