re·​jig | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈjig How to pronounce rejig (audio) \
rejigged; rejigging

Definition of rejig

transitive verb

chiefly British

Examples of rejig in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cleaning up Aside from lay-offs, these firms are attempting to rejig their businesses to restore the confidence of customers. The Economist, "What’s mine is yours The sharing economy will have to change," 4 June 2020 New Zealand's Doc Edge Festival is among the latest international cinema events to rejig its plans amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Patrick Brzeski, The Hollywood Reporter, "New Zealand's Doc Edge Festival to Be Held Online Amid Virus Crisis," 2 Apr. 2020 There are also limits to how much HSBC can rejig its various lines of business. The Economist, "As profits dwindle, HSBC plans a radical overhaul," 2 Nov. 2019 Woodford’s efforts to rejig his illiquid investments bought him some time, but not enough. Washington Post, "Neil Woodford’s Star Implodes in a Liquidity Crunch," 4 June 2019 Far harder is working out how to rejig your strategy and long-term investment plans to adapt to a new world of enduring trade tensions. The Economist, "The trade war is leading some firms to crimp investment," 15 Aug. 2019 Obviously, the current president doesn’t agree and is looking to rejig the economy in favor of the United States. Ian Austen, New York Times, "‘A Slap in the Canadians’ Face.’ Ontario Steel Town Reacts to Trump’s Tariffs.," 1 June 2018 Trainer Abel Sanchez, operating out of his center in Big Bear, Calif., started to go through options in his mind, figuring out how to rejig his fighter’s schedule to accommodate the change in circumstances. Martin Rogers, USA TODAY, "'Focus is on boxing': For Gennady Golovkin, not even daughter's birth gets in way of training," 14 Sep. 2017

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1948, in the meaning defined above

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“Rejig.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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