Definition of reprogram in English:


(British reprogramme)


[with object]
  • Program (a computer or something likened to one) again or differently.

    ‘the computers were reprogrammed to correct the error’
    ‘they hoped to reprogramme her genes’
    • ‘Since tags can be reprogrammed, a thief could enter a store, scan the ID of a tag on a $50 VCR, program this ID into his own tag and affix that tag to a $500 unit.’
    • ‘The keyboard ships with driver and control software, which allows you to reprogram some of the keys, but not all of them.’
    • ‘When the rules changed, we reprogrammed the Fortran simulation model, tested it, and then put it on the server.’