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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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