verb re·tool \(ˌ)rē-ˈtül\

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

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

Full Definition of RETOOL

transitive verb
:  to reequip with tools
:  revise, modify
intransitive verb
:  to make especially minor changes or improvements <retool for the future>

Examples of RETOOL

  1. The factory has been retooled.
  2. The company is retooling its sales strategies.
  3. The company is retooling for the future.

First Known Use of RETOOL



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