reshape
transitive verb Date: 1827 to give a new form or orientation to ; reorganizereshaper noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • reshape — UK US /ˌriːˈʃeɪp/ verb [T] MANAGEMENT ► to make an organization, industry, system, etc. operate differently: »The company will have to lose jobs to reshape the business. »The proposal is an effort to reshape how people get health care …   Financial and business terms

  • Reshape — Re*shape (r? sh?p ), v. t. To shape again. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reshape — index camouflage, convert (change use), distort, modify (alter), reform, repair Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • reshape — [rē shāp′] vt. reshaped, reshaping to shape again or give new shape or form to …   English World dictionary

  • reshape — UK [ˌriːˈʃeɪp] / US [ˌrɪˈʃeɪp] verb [transitive] Word forms reshape : present tense I/you/we/they reshape he/she/it reshapes present participle reshaping past tense reshaped past participle reshaped 1) to change the way that something operates or …   English dictionary

  • reshape — verb Reshape is used with these nouns as the object: ↑politics, ↑world …   Collocations dictionary

  • reshape — [[t]ri͟ːʃe͟ɪp[/t]] reshapes, reshaping, reshaped VERB To reshape something means to change its structure or organization. [V n] If they succeed on Europe, then they will have reshaped the political and economic map of the world... [V n] Recession …   English dictionary

  • reshape — /ree shayp /, v.t., reshaped, reshaping. to shape again or into different form. [1820 30; RE + SHAPE] * * * …   Universalium

  • reshape — verb a) to make into a different shape b) to reorganize …   Wiktionary

  • reshape — Synonyms and related words: accommodate, adapt, adjust, alter, ameliorate, amend, better, break up, change, convert, copy, deform, denature, diversify, do over, duplicate, fit, improve, make over, meliorate, mitigate, modify, modulate, mutate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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