re·​en·​vi·​sion (ˌ)rē-in-ˈvi-zhən How to pronounce reenvision (audio)
variants or re-envision
reenvisioned or re-envisioned; reenvisioning or re-envisioning

transitive verb

: to envision (something) again especially in a different way
As time wore on, it became easier to reenvision a potentially happy future for myself.Dese'Rae L. Stage
Our library system has reenvisioned itself as a technology hub.Stephanie Rawlings-Blake
The movie is a modern re-envisioning of a classic fairy-tale.

Examples of reenvision in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Inspired by his own Indigenous background and what archaeologists have discovered about Bimbache culinary culture, chef Marcos Tavío has created a fine-dining experience that reenvisions Canarian ingredients and flavors. Sarah Souli, Travel + Leisure, 4 June 2023 In a remote work model, employers must reenvision the employee experience as a matter of survival. Paolo Confino, Fortune, 23 Nov. 2022 The hotel commissioned Kaja Dahl to reenvision a stone drinking fountain that once stood in the wellness area and to fashion vases in granite-like porphyry for the guest suites. James Stewart, Robb Report, 23 Apr. 2022 As Diane’s story suggests, the medical profession at large has an opportunity, as the pandemic recedes, to reenvision the doctor-patient relationship. Amitha Kalaichandran, Wired, 3 June 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1934, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reenvision was in 1934

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“Reenvision.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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