To reinvent something is to make it different from the way it has been done before. Sometimes people use the word to describe the act of creating something new from scratch.

  • He reinvented the wheel by creating a new design for it.

  • She reinvented the dessert by creating a new recipe for it.

Definition of reinventing


To invent again something that has already been invented.


To adapt into a different form; to give a new style or image to.

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