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Definition of "reposition" [re•po•si•tion]

  • The act of repositing or the condition of being reposited. (noun)
  • The return of something, such as a bone, to its proper position. (noun)
  • To place or put in a new position; position again. (verb-transitive)
  • To update or change the marketing of (a product or service). (verb-transitive)

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 "reposition" in a sentence
  • "Funding costs appear to be a problem, with Wachovia moving to "reposition" its portfolio of certificates of deposit and expand low-cost core deposits."
  • "My little contest on how Democrats could "reposition" the Republicans generated a lot of response."
  • "But I also think, Larry, that most people probably recognize that among other things -- it's not the only thing in my opinion -- but among other things this book is designed to be, and in many ways is in the process of accomplishing, a kind of reposition of Senator Clinton in the political firmament."