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English noun: reposition

1. reposition (act) depositing in a warehouse

SamplesThey 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.

Synonymsrepositing, storage, warehousing

Broader (hypernym)deposit, deposition

Narrower (hyponym)stockpiling

English verb: reposition

1. reposition (motion) change place or direction

SamplesShift one's position.

Synonymsdislodge, shift

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)displace, move

Narrower (hyponym)beat down

2. reposition (contact) place into another position

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)lay, place, pose, position, put, set

Narrower (hyponym)reduce

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