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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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 A day earlier, Musk tweeted that his company was reshuffling all cars destined to owners who can't take delivery before year's end, and also making test drive and display cars available for discounted sale. Megan Geuss, Ars Technica, "Musk says Tesla will cover tax credit difference on missed 2018 deliveries," 26 Dec. 2018 The hire comes as Google is attempting to reshuffle its policy shop as big tech companies come under greater scrutiny in Washington for the size of their platforms and over Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Naomi Nix,, "Microsoft Lobbyist Leaving for Role at Google, Sources Say," 10 May 2018 This isn’t the first time Mulvaney has reshuffled the bureau to change the CFPB’s priorities. Washington Post, "Watchdog agency signals less focus on student loan abuses," 9 May 2018 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

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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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