reimage

verb
re·im·age | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈi-mij \
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 above

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