Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "restructure" []

  • To alter the makeup or pattern of: "serious efforts to restructure third world debt” ( Felix Rohatyn). (verb-transitive)
  • To make a basic change in (an organization or a system, for example). (verb-transitive)
  • To alter the structure of something. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "restructure" in a sentence
  • "And yes, businesses will have to restructure from the grow grow grow buy more mentality."
  • "The President should have used the word restructure not cancel with regard to Constellation."
  • "Finance capital, too, will attempt to minimize losses to its balance sheet, rob the public till where it can, and in the longer term restructure the economy and the regulatory environment along lines that favor capital accumulation through financial channels."