Reinvent - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌriːɪnˈvent|  American pronunciation of the word reinvent
Brit.  |riːɪnˈvɛnt|  British pronunciation of the word reinvent

verb

- bring back into existence

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

- create anew and make over

He reinvented African music for American listeners

Examples

Don't reinvent wheel.

Why not just reinvent the house from below ground up?

Can Hollywood Reinvent Itself in the Age of Digital Cinema?

How does the brain reinvent itself?

The candidate promised to reinvent Social Security.

chefs who reinvent regional favorites using exotic ingredients

plans to reinvent the American educational system

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

He reinvented African music for American listeners

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: reinvent
he/she/it: reinvents
present participle: reinventing
past tense: reinvented
past participle: reinvented
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