Definition of reinvent
1 : to make as if for the first time something already invented reinvent the wheel
2 : to remake or redo completely
3 : to bring into use again
reinventionplay \-ˈven(t)-shən\ noun
Examples of reinvent in a Sentence
The candidate promised to reinvent Social Security.
chefs who reinvent regional favorites using exotic ingredients
Recent Examples of reinvent from the Web
Lady Gaga is known for her chameleon-like style, constantly reinventing herself.
Romens said Whiting officials approached his company about developing a sports park, and a tour of Whiting's lakefront left him impressed by the city's efforts to reinvent itself as a recreation and tourism attraction.
The Arizona Justice Alliance and Reinventing Reentry are the two advocacy groups that helped enlist the law firm.
Now, with his conquest of parliament complete, Macron faces the dual challenge of reinventing French politics, seemingly from scratch, while serving as the innovative face of a powerful but untested party.
In fairness, given the current state of New York City’s subway system, reinventing the subway isn’t the worst idea, but the bus remains a tantalizing, cheaper alternative.
Lyft’s decision to reinvent the bus in Silicon Valley is interesting, given the tech utopia’s mixed history with that particular mode of transportation.
Lately the city, accustomed to starting over, has reinvented itself as a capital of enterprise and environmental ingenuity.
Like other magazine publishers, Time is struggling to reinvent itself as print advertising dries up and the lion’s share of digital advertising dollars goes to Facebook Inc. and Google.
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First Known Use of reinvent
REINVENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of reinvent for English Language Learners
: to make major changes or improvements to (something)
: to present (something) in a different or new way
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