Definition of redefine in English:



  • Define again or differently.

    ‘the role of the Emperor was redefined’
    • ‘It has helped in redefining their lives by teaching them new crafts and packaging old ones better.’
    • ‘This could form the basis for redefining the relationship between the two perspectives.’
    • ‘Their attempt is to redefine the relation between actors and the audience.’
    • ‘Once in a blue moon, a show comes along that redefines visual storytelling for a generation.’
    • ‘Every now and then, a movie comes along that nearly redefines perfection.’
    • ‘It is a rare moment in politics when debates can be redefined along wholly new lines.’
    • ‘These weaknesses have resulted in a number of attempts to redefine a marketing mix for the services sector.’
    • ‘It will also make changes to the research and development tax credits schemes by redefining them to make them easier to claim.’
    • ‘It is constantly evolving, updating, redefining itself.’
    • ‘Several emerging Labor figures have attempted to redefine these principles in the last few days.’
    • ‘Somehow along the way, we seem to have redefined a fair go as meaning nobody should get any more than anyone else.’
    • ‘Liberals everywhere were redefining themselves in the face of a conservative backlash of one degree or another.’
    • ‘It's a shame that he's redefining his organisation to stop people hating him.’
    • ‘I think he's done very well in this series of speeches this week, in terms of refining and redefining this mission.’
    • ‘This method simply redefines the text content of the static text object defined on line 31.’
    • ‘It provided a new approach to modern society and production methods, an attempt to redefine the meaning and nature of the work of art.’
    • ‘Both politics and law have suffered from this attempt to redefine the exercise of power.’
    • ‘Jane has been involved in redefining the charity sector itself.’
    • ‘The government is redefining disability to suit its own purposes.’
    • ‘Rwandan women have come this far, she says, in part by legally redefining women's roles.’