redispose

verb re·dis·pose \ (ˌ)rē-di-ˈspōz \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of redispose

redisposed; redisposing; redisposes
: to dispose (someone or something) again; especially : rearrange, reposition
  • … the Biak Detachment redisposed its troops to meet new Allied attacks.
  • —Robert Ross Smith
  • (old-fashioned + literary) She got up and redisposed herself on the couch.
  • —Waldo David Frank

redisposition

play \(ˌ)rē-ˌdi-spə-ˈzi-shən\ noun, plural redispositions
    • a redisposition of forces
redispose of
: to dispose of (something) again
  • redisposed of the returned merchandise

First Known Use of redispose

1635

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