- the act of depositing or storing.
- replacement, as of a bone.
Origin of reposition1
- to put in a new or different position; shift: to reposition the artwork on the advertising layout.
- to change the image, marketing strategy, etc., of (a product) so as to appeal to a wider or different audience or market: to reposition a diet drink to appeal to teenagers.
- Medicine/Medical, Surgery. to place (an organ or bone) in its original position.
Origin of reposition2
Related Words for repositionshuffle, veer, drift, transfer, move, vary, remove, deviate, turn, relocate, ship, alter, change, reorganize, revamp, readjust, reconstruct, rework, reposition, reshuffle
Examples from the Web for reposition
Contemporary Examples of reposition
According to Weyand, that gave Pistorius the ability to reposition his blades 20 percent more rapidly than a normal competitor.The Unwarranted Mythology of Oscar Pistorius
February 15, 2013
They brand is working to reposition themselves to contend with lifestyle giants like Michael Kors and Tory Burch.Raf Simons Will Design Film Costumes; Naeem Khan's FLOTUS Moment
The Fashion Beast Team
January 23, 2013
Then you step into it and sort of roll it up, hoping you get it in the proper place, because it is very difficult to reposition.In My Family, Halloween Means One Thing: Latex
October 31, 2008
Historical Examples of reposition
Giffard seems to have attempted the reposition of the cord only once, and failed, apparently from the unusual size of the child.
The reposition of the cord may be effected by the hand, or by means of an elastic catheter and ligature.
When the reposition has been effected, he has merely to withdraw the stilet; the cord is instantly disengaged.
In the majority of cases the reposition of the fragments alone is not sufficient to maintain accurate apposition.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry
- the act or process of depositing or storing
- surgery the return of a broken or displaced organ, or part to its normal site
- archaic the reinstatement of a person in a post or office
- to place in a new position
- to target (a product or brand) at a new market by changing its image
Word Origin and History for reposition
1580s, "act of replacing," from Late Latin repositionem (nominative repositio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin reponere (see repose (v.2)). Meaning "act of laying up in safety" is from 1610s.