Definition of Repurpose

1. Verb. To reuse for a different purpose, on a long-term basis, without alteration. ¹



2. Verb. To alter to make more suited for a different purpose. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Repurpose

1. purpose [v -POSED, -POSING, -POSES] - See also: purpose

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Repurpose

repurchaser
repurchasers
repurchases
repurchasing
repure
repured
repures
repurification
repurifications
repurified
repurifies
repurify
repurifying
repuring
repurposable
repurpose (current term)
repurposed
repurposes
repurposing
repursue
repursued
repursues
repursuing
reputabilities
reputability
reputable
reputableness
reputably
reputation
reputational

Literary usage of Repurpose

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1. A Kaleidoscope of Digital American Literature by Martha L. Brogan, Daphnée Rentfrow (2005)
"A document is easier to repurpose if it adheres to a well-documented standard. • A complex document is easier to repurpose if it contains explicit ..."

2. Acquiring Copyright Permission to Digitize and Provide Open Access to Books by Denise Troll Covey (2005)
"do not repurpose, do not copy or play more than the allowable amount, do not expect to be able to read/listen/play once your rights have expired, ..."

3. The Italian Riviera: San Remo, Portofino & Genoa by Amy Finley (2006)
"Others repurpose historical buildings from various eras and appropriate them to illuminate Genoa as a center for learning and leisure. ..."

4. Plug Your Book: Online Book Marketing for Authors, Book Publicity Through by Steve Weber (2007)
"... repurpose some earlier content from your own blog, posting it on your MySpace blog for the benefit of your new friends. ..."

5. Yoga's Forgotten Foundation: Twenty Timeless Keys to Your Divine Destiny by Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami (2004)
"I was inspired to extract and repurpose it to reach a broader audience as a handbook for spiritual life. Like Gurudeva, I was concerned that so many seekers ..."

6. Hacking College by Dean Kohrs (2006)
"When you have classes that are closely linked, you can more easily "repurpose" or "harvest" your work. By repurposing I mean planning ahead for a piece of ..."

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