the act of depositing or storing.
replacement, as of a bone.
Other definitions for reposition (2 of 2)
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.
- re·po·si·tion·a·ble, adjective
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How to use reposition in a sentence
Adjustable shelves allow you to easily reposition baskets to accommodate tall and short items, and close wire spacing on baskets keeps items from tilting.Use every inch of your pantry with these door organizers | PopSci Commerce Team | October 16, 2020 | Popular-Science
Even a repositioning oil company is still reliant on oil prices, as Shell CEO Ben van Beurden admitted earlier this week.The oil and gas industry has lost more than 100,000 jobs this year | kdunn6 | October 5, 2020 | Fortune
They’re also quicker to reposition if you pull the mask down when others aren’t around.What You Need to Know About Wearing a Face Mask Outside | Joe Lindsey | September 30, 2020 | Outside Online
His team made fake rocks that they could move and reposition.Stonehenge enhanced voices and music within the stone ring | Bruce Bower | September 29, 2020 | Science News For Students
Segmenting your queries and repositioning your evergreen content accordingly is crucial to its success during the holidays.Holiday shopping SEO: Last-minute tips and techniques for e-commerce sites | George Nguyen | September 18, 2020 | Search Engine Land
By then, of course, Clinton will be repositioning herself as a tough-on-Iran realist.
Still, Lee praised the move as a smart one for repositioning the show.
But at least such moves would provide the substance and not just the slogans of a party repositioning from the edge.The GOP Faces Years in the Wilderness After 2012 Election Losses | Robert Shrum | November 26, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
There was a bit of subtle repositioning in what has been a red-meat primary.Newt Gingrich, Under Fire, Plays Clumsy Defense in Fox News Iowa Debate | Howard Kurtz | December 16, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
“The repositioning never caught hold,” said Martin Walker, chairman of magazine consulting firm Walker Communications.
British Dictionary definitions for reposition
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
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