Reimagine | Definition of Reimagine by Merriam-Webster

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re·​imag·​ine | \ ˌrē-i-ˈma-jən \

reimagined ; reimagining ; reimagines

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Recent Examples on the Web Austin Street Center serves the whole person with individual support needed to transition out of homelessness, using innovative solutions that reimagine traditional approaches and identify efficiencies through partnerships. Dallas News, "Austin Street Center," 6 Sep. 2020 Hendren’s book asks us to reimagine cognitive, physical, and emotional development as a dance, not a race. Katy Waldman, The New Yorker, "When the World Isn’t Designed for Our Bodies," 3 Sep. 2020 For his part, Dr. Thomas wants to reimagine what that home looks like. Simon Montlake, The Christian Science Monitor, "Why the future of elder care may be fewer nursing homes," 31 Aug. 2020 In early 2019, the Kresge Foundation made a grant to a company called Creative Many Michigan to reimagine Art X Detroit. Isabelle Bousquette, Detroit Free Press, "Art X Detroit launches podcast, catalog showcasing latest projects," 24 Aug. 2020 But as fan fiction and fan art have revealed, people reimagine characters lots of different ways, none of which are inherently wrong or bad. Marci Robin, Allure, "Wait, Why Can't Wonder Woman Be Plus-Size?," 10 Aug. 2020 With new collections every season, Daisy London continues to reimagine the staple pieces everyone has in their jewelry box, with a range of dainty chains, hoops, studs, rings, and bracelets – all with an artsy spin. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "11 Instagram-Famous Jewelry Brands That'll Add a Little *Sass* to Your Neck Stack," 27 July 2020 In the run-up to two of the most important dates on the Jewish calendar, the movement is in the midst of a broad effort to reimagine what the High Holiday experience can be. Ben Harris,, "How some British synagogues will adapt this High Holiday season," 25 Aug. 2020 Honored to reimagine Alice Walker's classic novel 'The Color Purple' for a new generation. Bianca Betancourt, Harper's BAZAAR, "Black Is King Co-Director Blitz Bazawule Will Helm The Color Purple Musical Film," 25 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of reimagine

1825, in the meaning defined above

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“Reimagine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Sep. 2020.

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