refigure

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verb re·fig·ure \ (ˌ)rē-ˈfi-gyər \

Definition of refigure

transitive verb
1 :to figure again or anew
2 :to give new meaning or use to
  • refigure classic texts

First Known Use of refigure

14th century


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