retool

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verb re·tool \(ˌ)rē-ˈtül\

Definition of retool

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to reequip with tools

  3. 2 :  reorganize

  4. 3 :  revise, modify

  5. intransitive verb
  6. :  to make especially minor changes or improvements <retool for the future>

Examples of retool in a sentence

  1. The factory has been retooled.

  2. The company is retooling its sales strategies.

  3. The company is retooling for the future.

1917

First Known Use of retool

1917


RETOOL Defined for English Language Learners

retool

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verb re·tool \(ˌ)rē-ˈtül\

Definition of retool for English Language Learners

  • : to change or replace the tools or machines in (a factory, workshop, etc.)

  • : to make changes to (something) in order to improve it

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