reinvent

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verb re·in·vent \ˌrē-ən-ˈvent\

Definition of reinvent

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to make as if for the first time something already invented <reinvent the wheel>

  3. 2 :  to remake or redo completely

  4. 3 :  to bring into use again

reinvention

play \-ˈven(t)-shən\ noun

Examples of reinvent in a sentence

  1. The candidate promised to reinvent Social Security.

  2. chefs who reinvent regional favorites using exotic ingredients

1686

First Known Use of reinvent

1686



REINVENT Defined for English Language Learners

reinvent

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verb re·in·vent \ˌrē-ən-ˈvent\

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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