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 (rē′pə-zĭsh′ən, rĕp′ə-)
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).
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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
vb (tr)
4. to place in a new position
5. (Marketing) to target (a product or brand) at a new market by changing its image
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(ˌri pəˈzɪʃ ən, ˌrɛp ə-)

1. the act of depositing or storing.
2. replacement, as of a bone.
[1580–90; < Latin repositiō, derivative (with -tiō -tion) of repōnere to replace; see reposit]


(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.
re`po•si′tion•a•ble, adj.
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Past participle: repositioned
Gerund: repositioning

I reposition
you reposition
he/she/it repositions
we reposition
you reposition
they reposition
I repositioned
you repositioned
he/she/it repositioned
we repositioned
you repositioned
they repositioned
Present Continuous
I am repositioning
you are repositioning
he/she/it is repositioning
we are repositioning
you are repositioning
they are repositioning
Present Perfect
I have repositioned
you have repositioned
he/she/it has repositioned
we have repositioned
you have repositioned
they have repositioned
Past Continuous
I was repositioning
you were repositioning
he/she/it was repositioning
we were repositioning
you were repositioning
they were repositioning
Past Perfect
I had repositioned
you had repositioned
he/she/it had repositioned
we had repositioned
you had repositioned
they had repositioned
I will reposition
you will reposition
he/she/it will reposition
we will reposition
you will reposition
they will reposition
Future Perfect
I will have repositioned
you will have repositioned
he/she/it will have repositioned
we will have repositioned
you will have repositioned
they will have repositioned
Future Continuous
I will be repositioning
you will be repositioning
he/she/it will be repositioning
we will be repositioning
you will be repositioning
they will be repositioning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been repositioning
you have been repositioning
he/she/it has been repositioning
we have been repositioning
you have been repositioning
they have been repositioning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been repositioning
you will have been repositioning
he/she/it will have been repositioning
we will have been repositioning
you will have been repositioning
they will have been repositioning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been repositioning
you had been repositioning
he/she/it had been repositioning
we had been repositioning
you had been repositioning
they had been repositioning
I would reposition
you would reposition
he/she/it would reposition
we would reposition
you would reposition
they would reposition
Past Conditional
I would have repositioned
you would have repositioned
he/she/it would have repositioned
we would have repositioned
you would have repositioned
they would have repositioned
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reposition - depositing in a warehousereposition - 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"
deposition, deposit - the act of putting something somewhere
stockpiling - accumulating and storing a reserve supply; "the stockpiling of war materials"
Verb1.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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.


[ˌriːpəˈzɪʃən] vtrepositionner
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