Origin of reposition1
verb (used with object)
Origin of reposition2
Examples from the Web for reposition
According to Weyand, that gave Pistorius the ability to reposition his blades 20 percent more rapidly than a normal competitor.
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|DAILY BEAST
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.
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|Maximilian Stern
Giffard seems to have attempted the reposition of the cord only once, and failed, apparently from the unusual size of the child.
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.