re·​shuf·​fle | \(ˌ)rē-ˈshə-fəl \
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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reshuffle noun

Examples of reshuffle in a Sentence

The dealer reshuffled the cards.

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The report also implicates senior priests and bishops in knowingly reshuffling offenders from parish to parish, allowing them to continue their abuse unchecked. Tara Isabella Burton, Vox, "Scathing report reveals 300 Pennsylvania Catholic priests sexually abused over 1,000 children," 19 Oct. 2018 Coach Juan Carlos Osorio is a fan of reshuffling his lineup — a tactic inspired by former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson — but is likely to stick to many of his opening game starters, relying on his back four to stop the pacey Koreans. Derek Gatopoulos And Carlos Rodriguez,, "Mexico face South Korea as federation calls fans to behave," 22 June 2018 Barcelona are believed to be preparing to part company with their technical director Robert Fernandez, as the Catalan side look to reshuffle their backroom ahead of a busy summer transfer window., "Barcelona Prepare to Part Company With Technical Secretary Ahead of Busy Summer in Transfer Market," 7 June 2018 Drivers aren’t yet reshuffling plans or changing their habits. Stephanie Yang, WSJ, "Average Gas Price Nears $3 a Gallon, Raising Worries for U.S. Economy," 11 July 2018 Mulvaney, who runs CFPB part-time while also serving as head of the White House Office of Management and Budget, told the board members that his decision to reshuffle the panels was driven by efforts to cut costs across the agency. Elizabeth Dexheimer,, "Mulvaney Ousts CFPB Advisers After Canceling Meetings," 6 June 2018 Trump reshuffled his legal team on Monday by hiring Joe diGenova, an often incendiary pundit and former U.S. attorney who has publicly argued Trump is the target of an elaborate FBI conspiracy. Robert Costa, Washington Post, "Trump legal team seeks to add star GOP attorney Theodore B. Olson," 20 Mar. 2018 The move also promised to reshuffle the landscape for reproductive rights in the United States, setting the stage for a bitter political and legal struggle that could affect generations of women. New York Times, "Departure of Kennedy, ‘Firewall for Abortion Rights,’ Could End Roe v. Wade," 27 June 2018 Nablo said state officials' most recent calculation was that, even with help from a short-term spending bill Congress adopted in December and money reshuffled from a separate federal fund, their CHIP money would last only until the end of February. Amy Goldstein, Washington Post, "Short-term spending agreement provides longer-term relief for CHIP," 22 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of reshuffle

1830, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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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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