re·imag·ine | \ˌrē-i-ˈma-jən \
reimagined; reimagining; reimagines

Definition of reimagine 

transitive verb

: to imagine again or anew especially : to form a new conception of : re-create

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Amazon is also working with Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase on a new venture aiming to reimagine health-care delivery for their own employees, now collectively numbering close to 1.2 million. Dan Gallagher, WSJ, "Why Amazon Needs to Do Everything," 30 June 2018 Modsy, an interior design startup, decided to reimagine Carrie's place as well as Samantha's, Miranda's, and Charlotte's. Danielle Tullo, House Beautiful, "This Is What The Sex And The City Stars' Apartments Would Look Like Today," 6 June 2018 Like other tech companies, Bird and Lime seek to reimagine the public realm. NBC News, "The next Uber? Scooter startups flood U.S. cities as funding pours in," 9 July 2018 Buenos Aires would invite Le Corbusier, the Swiss apostle of towerblocks and bulldozers, to reimagine the Argentine capital from scratch. Jason Farago, New York Times, "How Latin America Was Built, Before Modernism Came Along," 18 Apr. 2018 Feminist groups want to reimagine Disney princesses in their own image, using the princesses little girls love as tools for propaganda. Faith Moore, WSJ, "Planned Princesshood," 2 Apr. 2018 Now the second attempt to reimagine the pier will open Saturday, taking the Victorian theme of the last refurbishment and giving it a Pixar makeover. Todd Martens,, "How Disney's Paradise Pier, the 'antithesis' of Walt, became California Adventure's Pixar Pier," 22 June 2018 Ung’s idea is to reimagine what business casual looks like for a new generation of women climbing diverse ladders of success. Brooke Bobb, Vogue, "The Make Wants to Redefine Business Casual for the Millennial Generation," 13 June 2018 Today, the aesthetics of Balenciaga and Givenchy live on through their successors, Demna Gvasalia and Clare Waight Keller, both of whom have made an effort to reimagine the designers’ respective signatures. Emilia Petrarca, The Cut, "Fashion Remembers Hubert de Givenchy’s Genius," 13 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of reimagine

1825, in the meaning defined above

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