re·​im·​age | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈi-mij How to pronounce reimage (audio) \
reimaged; reimaging

Definition of reimage

transitive verb

1 : to create a new image of (someone or something): such as
a : to form a new mental picture of (someone or something) reimage oneself in a more positive light
b : to impress a new conception of (something) upon a group of people reimaging the company to consumers I covered the Catholic Church's then-new global campaign to reimage "evangelizing" as being more organic and less judgmental about one's faith.— Michelle Boorstein
c : to create a new representation of (something, such as a story) : reimagine It is difficult to imagine a finer, more up-to-date reimaging of this curious classic …— Stephen Davenport
2 computing : to replace the contents of (a computer or hard drive) with a previously created disk image … helped the district's IT staff reimage laptops for student use.— Erin Richards

First Known Use of reimage

1770, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Reimage.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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