verb re·in·vent \ˌrē-ən-ˈvent\

: to make major changes or improvements to (something)

: to present (something) in a different or new way

Full Definition of REINVENT

transitive verb
:  to make as if for the first time something already invented <reinvent the wheel>
:  to remake or redo completely
:  to bring into use again
re·in·ven·tion \-ˈven(t)-shən\ noun

Examples of REINVENT

  1. The candidate promised to reinvent Social Security.
  2. chefs who reinvent regional favorites using exotic ingredients

First Known Use of REINVENT



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