re·​shuf·​fle | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈshə-fəl How to pronounce reshuffle (audio) \
reshuffled; reshuffling; reshuffles

Definition of reshuffle

transitive verb

1 : to shuffle again reshuffle a deck of cards
2 : to reorganize usually by the redistribution of existing elements the cabinet was reshuffled by the prime minister

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Other Words from reshuffle

reshuffle noun

Examples of reshuffle in a Sentence

The dealer reshuffled the cards.

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The questions have had a significant impact, prompting credit ratings firms to cut their outlooks and banks to reshuffle their management. Kristin Broughton, WSJ, "Nordic, Baltic Regulators Agree to Share Info on Money-Laundering Threats," 15 May 2019 Other genes were created by reshuffling fragments of existing genes. Quanta Magazine, "A Surprise Source of Life’s Code," 18 Aug. 2015 That’s despite several years of aggressive portfolio reshuffling meant to kick-start growth. Carol Ryan, WSJ, "The Hidden Risk in Consumer Giants’ Shopping Spree," 31 Jan. 2019 The panel shifted its focus from proposing changes to organizing academic conferences and the pope reshuffled the panel’s membership. Francis X. Rocca, WSJ, "‘It Will Cause a Scandal.’ The Pope and a Trusted U.S. Cardinal Clash Over Sex-Abuse Crisis," 14 Feb. 2019 Top financial and economic officials are expected to be reshuffled by the rubber stamp legislature, which Bloomberg reported last month might also enact a merger of the banking and insurance regulators., "Trump: Will Be Putting in a Lot More Circuit Judges," 23 Feb. 2018 But the injury to Delino DeShields suddenly forces manager Jeff Banister to reshuffle his lineup for at least the next month. Stefan Stevenson, star-telegram, "Astros' pitching exposes Rangers' top-heavy lineup in season-opening series | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 1 Apr. 2018 Photo: Frederic Kern/Zuma Press The carrier has reshuffled some top executives within Oath after several senior departures. Sarah Krouse, WSJ, "Paywall for HuffPost? Verizon Hunt for Web Revenue Goes Beyond Ads," 2 Dec. 2018 Many investors are poised to reshuffle their portfolios in response to suggestions of de-escalation this week. Avantika Chilkoti, WSJ, "Investors Poised for Subtle Signs of De-Escalation as Trade Talks Proceed," 8 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of reshuffle

1830, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of reshuffle was in 1830

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English Language Learners Definition of reshuffle

: to shuffle (cards) again
: to change the way the parts of (something) are arranged or organized

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