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.
Recent Examples on the Web With a handful of cards missing from the deck, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich opted to reshuffle everything. Jeff Mcdonald, San Antonio Express-News, "The triple take: Thunder 102, Spurs 99," 24 Feb. 2021 Pavlenko warns that simply picking up some flash cards won’t reshuffle your brain’s emotional categories. Travel, "Is joy the same in every language?," 22 Dec. 2020 Any one of those could reshuffle the industry’s top players. Michael J. Coren, Quartz, "The automobile industry is discovering it needs a master plan," 16 Dec. 2020 The Big East, which had scheduled five games for each of its 11 teams to be played between Dec. 11 and 23, has to reshuffle, with UConn and DePaul both in a pause. Dom Amore,, "With UConn men shelved again by COVID-19, a season of uncertainty looms," 7 Dec. 2020 As the streaming wars continue to reshuffle the deck, SNL is one of few true monoliths in pop culture. Andy Hoglund,, "Saturday Night Live recap: Jason Bateman hosts cast-driven episode with musical guest Morgan Wallen," 6 Dec. 2020 After tackle Samuel Cosmi opted out of the Longhorns’ final two games of the season, Texas had to reshuffle its offensive line. Dallas News, "5 takeaways from Texas’ win over Kansas State: RB Bijan Robinson’s breakout game leads Longhorns to blowout victory," 5 Dec. 2020 The Clippers might reshuffle their bench after squandering a 3-1 playoff series lead to Denver. Mark Medina, USA TODAY, "Opinion: Lakers balance upgrading roster while fostering continuity with LeBron James," 20 Nov. 2020 The media-shy Rebekah Mercer is widely reported to have persuaded then-candidate Trump to reshuffle his campaign organization and hire Steve Bannon and Kellyanne Conway to help run his presidential bid in the final stretch of the 2016 election. Alexis Benveniste, CNN, "Meet Rebekah Mercer, the deep-pocketed co-founder of Parler, a controversial conservative social network," 15 Nov. 2020

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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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27 Feb 2021

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“Reshuffle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Mar. 2021.

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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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