reshuffle

verb

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

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
reshuffle noun

Examples of reshuffle in a Sentence

The dealer reshuffled the cards.
Recent Examples on the Web The station reshuffled its music programming to accommodate the new program. La Risa R. Lynch, Journal Sentinel, 9 May 2024 The school has reshuffled jobs and turned the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Office into the Office of Equal Opportunity Compliance and Engagement. Stephanie Saul, New York Times, 12 Apr. 2024 Kishida reshuffled his cabinet on this day to rid his administration of any links to the Unification Church. TIME, 4 Apr. 2024 Starbucks, meanwhile, had an aggressive expansion last year, with the chain adding nearly 3,000 stores, which reshuffled the restaurant order. Chris Morris, Fortune, 18 Mar. 2024 The second was when Russia invaded Ukraine, prompting the United States and its allies to impose strict sanctions and further reshuffling global trade relationships. Democrat-Gazette Staff From Wire Reports, arkansasonline.com, 8 Feb. 2024 Last year, under Biden’s guidance, the Democratic National Committee reshuffled the primary calendar and put South Carolina at the front of the order. Karissa Waddick, USA TODAY, 21 Jan. 2024 The task force, which contains a mix of corporate executives, auditors and investors, will be reshuffled in the first half of the year, Jones said. Mark Maurer, WSJ, 22 Dec. 2023 The crunch comes as print newspapers across the country shrink, reshuffle their features, or close entirely. Michael Cavna, Washington Post, 16 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

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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“Reshuffle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reshuffle. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

reshuffle

verb
re·​shuf·​fle (ˈ)rē-ˈshəf-əl How to pronounce reshuffle (audio)
1
: to shuffle again
2
: to reorganize usually by switching around existing parts
the president reshuffled the cabinet
reshuffle noun

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