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Related to reposition: preposition
1. The act of repositing or the condition of being reposited.
2. The return of something, such as a bone, to its proper position.
tr.v. (rē′pə-) re·po·si·tioned, re·po·si·tion·ing, re·po·si·tions
1. To place or put in a new position; position again.
2. To update or change the marketing of (a product or service).
1. the act or process of depositing or storing
2. (Surgery) surgery the return of a broken or displaced organ, or part to its normal site
3. archaic the reinstatement of a person in a post or office
4. to place in a new position
5. (Marketing) to target (a product or brand) at a new market by changing its image
re•po•si•tion1(ˌri pəˈzɪʃ ən, ˌrɛp ə-)
1. the act of depositing or storing.
2. replacement, as of a bone.
re•po•si•tion2(ˌri pəˈzɪʃ ən)
1. to put in a new position.
2. to change the marketing strategy of (a product) so as to appeal to a different market.
Past participle: repositioned
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|Noun||1.||reposition - depositing in a warehouse; "they decided to reposition their furniture in a recommended repository in Brooklyn"; "my car is in storage"; "publishers reduced print runs to cut down the cost of warehousing"|
stockpiling - accumulating and storing a reserve supply; "the stockpiling of war materials"
|Verb||1.||reposition - change place or direction; "Shift one's position"|
move, displace - cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"
beat down - dislodge from a position; "She beat the dealer down to a much better price"
|2.||reposition - place into another position|
lay, place, put, set, position, pose - put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
reduce - reposition (a broken bone after surgery) back to its normal site