Irene had a great idea to reposition the couch to make the apartment feel larger.
- If your left leg is crossed over your right and you shift so your right leg is then crossed over your left, this is an example of when you reposition your legs.
- If you create a product that appeals only to older people and you launch a new campaign to target the youth market, this is an example of when you reposition your product.
Origin of repositionLate Latin repositio
Origin of repositionre- + position
- The act of repositing or the condition of being reposited.
- The return of something, such as a bone, to its proper position.
transitive verbre·po·si·tioned, re·po·si·tion·ing, re·po·si·tions
- To place or put in a new position; position again.
- To update or change the marketing of (a product or service).
(third-person singular simple present repositions, present participle repositioning, simple past and past participle repositioned)
- To put into a new position
- The act of putting into a new position.
- spontaneous reposition of a dislocated arytenoid cartilage