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redefine

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verb re·de·fine \ˌrē-di-ˈfīn\

Definition of redefine

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to define (as a concept) again :  reformulate <had to redefine their terms>

  3. 2 a :  to reexamine or reevaluate especially with a view to change b :  transform 1c

re·def·i·ni·tion play \(ˌ)rē-ˌde-fə-ˈni-shən\ noun


Examples of redefine

  1. <learning that he had been adopted forced him to completely redefine his identity>



1848

First Known Use of redefine

1848



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