Definition of 'reinvent'

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Perfectly decent wheels must be reinvented. Times, Sunday Times (2017)You don't have to reinvent the wheel. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Many of my sources also note with approval the French capacity to reinvent the wheel. Times, Sunday Times (2017)As far as the law was concerned, he really had reinvented the wheel. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Doing your homework is sure to inspire you, but don't feel you have to reinvent the wheel. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Modern designers and producers throughout opera and ballet all try to reinvent the wheel. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Thailand has constantly reinvented itself to stay ahead in the tourism game. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Not unless he entirely reinvented who he is. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He is our leader and is constantly reinventing himself. The Sun (2016)But those guys have constantly reinvented themselves and have so much respect in the music industry. The Sun (2015)But the limitations do not stop people from trying to reinvent it constantly. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The company is moving fast to reinvent the products it sells to ensure these are compliant with best practice. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Why try to reinvent the wheel? Times, Sunday Times (2014)But visitors to Newport will soon notice that it has already been reinventing itself for some years. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But then perhaps modern marriage is old-fashioned already and needs reinventing. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Pretty sensible really, no point in reinventing the wheel. The Sun (2013)Much of this activity has led to duplication of effort, reinventing wheels and territorial infighting. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Throughout its lifetime, the band has reinvented itself constantly and shown a willingness to take risks. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They are flexible and unpredictable in their tactical approach, their manager always looking to reinvent the wheel. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But there is no need to reinvent the wheel - your business has become successful for a reason. The Sun (2009)I have spent the past four years reinventing the wheel. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But after leaving the band her solo career stalled and in 2004 she successfully reinvented herself as an actress. The Sun (2014)This new instalment doesn't reinvent the wheel but adds a few nice touches like unique heroes and new upgrades. The Sun (2013)Musically, Camden is constantly reinventing itself. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Like the wheel, it is constantly being reinvented, perfected and polished. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He said: 'This club is constantly reinventing itself. The Sun (2016)Each new national coach pleads for time, as if his task is to reinvent the wheel rather than reposition a few bits of the squad. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In LA he successfully reinvented these classic songs, and reclaimed his reputation as an inspired performer. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The trick of parenting, and the thing about parental love, is that your love is constantly tested and constantly needs to reinvent itself. Times, Sunday Times (2010)

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