Meaning of “reinvent” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb us uk /ˌriːɪnˈvent/

[ T ] to produce something new that is based on something that already exists:

The story of Romeo and Juliet was reinvented as a Los Angeles gangster movie.
reinvent yourself

to change the way you look and behave so that you seem very different

→ See also reinvent the wheel

(Definition of “reinvent” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)