re·​map (ˌ)rē-ˈmap How to pronounce remap (audio)
remapped; remapping; remaps

transitive verb

: to map again
also : to lay out in a new pattern

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Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Or at least give users the option to remap the power button to the Google Assistant (without needing third-party hacks). Dieter Bohn, The Verge, 14 Jan. 2021 Since launch, Amazon pushed an update to Astro that allows people to add rooms to a home map without the need to remap an entire home. Wired, 7 Aug. 2022 Board members are expected to vote Oct. 21 whether to remap the county’s existing 13 districts or divide the county into the 11 districts. Michelle Mullins,, 5 Oct. 2021 Over the next 5 to 10 years a constellation of technologies will fundamentally remap the future of work. Nicole Silver, Forbes, 6 May 2021 The swiping functions can be altered by using the free Tronsmart app which can remap the functions and also includes a graphic equalizer for tickling the tonal response of the headphones. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 5 Mar. 2021 And as with AirPods Pro, there are built-in positional sensors that track the wearer’s head and remap the spatial audio depending on the wearer’s movement. Lauren Goode, Wired, 8 Dec. 2020 After that, the stars will meander relative to background quasars unless astronomers dispatch a follow-up mission to remap the sky. Joshua Sokol, Science | AAAS, 24 Nov. 2020 The PowerToys tool has some other nifty features, including the ability to remap keyboard shortcuts. David Goldman, CNN, 20 May 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1931, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of remap was in 1931

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Cite this Entry

“Remap.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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Last Updated: 13 Sep 2022

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