reimage

verb re·im·age \ (ˌ)rē-ˈi-mij \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reimage

reimaged; reimaging
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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