: to allocate (something) again: such as
: to apportion or distribute (something) in a new or different way
- The best way to start an overhaul of the nation's statistical system would be to reallocate funds from the Agriculture Department to other agencies.
- —Joseph Spiers
: to earmark or designate (something) for a new or different purpose
- In recent years, many local low-income housing units … have been demolished or reallocated to serve wealthier residents.
- —Hannah Russell
…the reallocation of local property taxes from library budgets to school districts …
The reallocation for overflow parking could take away as many as 75 spots from resident students during its allotted hours …