reformat

verb re·for·mat \ (ˌ)rē-ˈfȯr-ˌmat \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reformat

reformatted; reformatting
: to format (something) again or in a different way
  • … this will require you to reformat your drive, which will delete all of your files on your device …
  • —Matthew Dunn
  • … the text is tiny when fitting a full page on a phone's screen, though there's a button to temporarily reformat text for the smaller display.
  • —Barbara Ortutay

First Known Use of reformat

1967

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