rejig

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

Definition of rejig

transitive verb

chiefly British

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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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