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English verb: retool

1. retool (social) revise or reorganize, especially for the purpose of updating and improving

SamplesWe must retool the town's economy.


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

Broader (hypernym)reorganise, reorganize, shake up

2. retool (possession) provide (a workshop or factory) with new tools

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)exchange, interchange, replace, substitute

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