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reshape

[ree-sheyp] /riˈʃeɪp/
verb (used with object), reshaped, reshaping.
1.
to shape again or into different form.
Origin of reshape
1820-1830
1820-30; re- + shape
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  • reshape in original Camembert form, dust thickly with the crumbs and there you are.

    The Complete Book of Cheese Robert Carlton Brown
  • Not even Xaltotun can reshape the dust of three thousand years.'

    The Hour of the Dragon Robert E. Howard
  • It was one of many influences working to reshape American administrative practice.

    The New Nation Frederic L. Paxson
  • And, after all, were we not still in time to reshape our lives?

    Marie Tarnowska Annie Vivanti
  • It almost seems to me at times as though these psychic minds were able to reduce matter to its primal atom and reshape it.

    The Shadow World Hamlin Garland
British Dictionary definitions for reshape

reshape

/riːˈʃeɪp/
verb (transitive)
1.
to shape (something) again or differently
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Word Origin and History for reshape
v.

also re-shape, 1798, from re- + shape (v.). Related: Reshaped; reshaping.

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