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[ ree-di-strib-yoot ]

verb (used with object)

, re·dis·trib·ut·ed, re·dis·trib·ut·ing.
  1. to distribute again or anew:

    The corporation will redistribute its share of the profits to its stockholders.

  2. to alter the distribution of; apportion differently:

    Let's redistribute the work more fairly.


/ ˌriːdɪˈstrɪbjuːt /


  1. to distribute (something) again or differently

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Derived Forms

  • ˌredisˈtributive, adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of redistribute1

First recorded in 1605–15; re- + distribute

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Example Sentences

When the University of Maryland’s Student Government Association decided to redistribute more than $400,000 to support classmates during the pandemic, there were no excuses, no delays, no political arguments.

Publishers such as NowThis, Complex and Insider mostly use TikTok as a place to syndicate and redistribute content they’ve made for other platforms.

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She advocated Friday for redistributing the power such groups have accumulated.

Currently, brands are massively redistributing their spending into CTV and OTT programmatic environments.

To avoid losses in online sales, 63% of respondents confirm their SEO budgets were redistributed.

Any belly fat might redistribute itself in a more “womanly” way around the hips, thighs, and buttocks.

Most people ally generosity on the side of fairness because fairness seeks to redistribute benefits and properties.

They will use their majority to pillage the makers and redistribute to the takers.

Democrats could use a sunny day as an excuse to destroy the free market, redistribute income and pander to lobbyists.

Romney, on account of his wealthy personal life, has to tiptoe around policies that redistribute wealth upward.

Should we be forced to redistribute men and material on arrival, we are in for another spell of delay.

Ethan mustn't run away with the idea that the Tallmadge accumulations were only waiting for a lavish hand to redistribute.

This movement puzzled the newcomer until he suddenly realized that it was merely to redistribute the rouge on them.

A general social re-organization is needed which will redistribute forces, immunize, divert and nullify.

It is when we come to the question of the proportions in which we are to redistribute that controversy begins.


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