Definition of "reinvented" []

  • To replace (a product, etc) with an entirely new version (verb)
  • To duplicate (something that already exists) in what is therefore a wasted effort (esp in the phrase reinvent the wheel) (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of reinvent. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "reinvented" in a sentence
  • "We know that cloud computing is a term reinvented for Web2. 0."
  • "Thumos, as Philip Kennicott wrote in The Washington Post, is a word reinvented by conservative academics who need to put a fancy name on a political philosophy that boils down to ‘boys will be boys.’"
  • "What can’t be reinvented is the wheel of commerce."