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retool

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verb re·tool \(ˌ)rē-ˈtül\

Simple Definition of retool

  • : to change or replace the tools or machines in (a factory, workshop, etc.)

  • : to make changes to (something) in order to improve it

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of retool

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to reequip with tools

  3. 2 :  reorganize

  4. 3 :  revise, modify

  5. intransitive verb
  6. :  to make especially minor changes or improvements <retool for the future>

Examples of retool in a sentence

  1. The factory has been retooled.

  2. The company is retooling its sales strategies.

  3. The company is retooling for the future.



1927

First Known Use of retool

1927


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