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Definitions for reinvent
ˌri ɪnˈvɛntrein·vent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reinventverb

    bring back into existence

    "The candidate reinvented the concept of national health care so that he would get elected"

  2. reinventverb

    create anew and make over

    "He reinvented African music for American listeners"


  1. reinventverb

    To invent again something that has already been invented.

  2. reinventverb

    To renew.

    He had the ability to reinvent himself as needed.


  1. reinvent

    To reinvent is to change or remodel something, often drastically, giving it a new and improved form or function. It can also refer to an individual changing their way of life, behavior, or image completely, often to start over or make a fresh start.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Reinvent

    rē-in-vent′, v.t. to create anew or independently.—n. Reinven′tion.

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  1. vintener

  2. ventrine

  3. inventer

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reinvent in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reinvent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of reinvent in a Sentence

  1. Florian Marcus:

    We share our success stories and our mistakes so that other countries don't have to reinvent the wheel.


    Life isn’t miserable, it’s our incompetence in accepting reality and breaking the old patterns of the Mind, that makes Life miserable. Breathe Life, Reinvent yourself! ~ Ramana Pemmaraju

  3. Heath Lemons:

    Most of my lesson plans have been thrown out the window, instead of doing things the old way, we've got to reinvent the wheel with more individualized instruction and learning that is at least partially offline.

  4. David Koschman:

    One of the first things we're likely to do is file a motion before Judge Toomin requesting the appointment a special grand jury to assist the special prosecutor in carrying out our duties, i don't want to reinvent the wheel.

  5. Dave Limp:

    Over many years, the iRobot team has proven its ability to reinvent how people clean with products that are incredibly practical and inventive, i'm excited to work with the iRobot team to invent in ways that make customers' lives easier and more enjoyable.

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