Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To form again.
  • intransitive verb To become formed again.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • verb To give a new form to; to form anew; to take form again, or to take a new form.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • He calls himself a reformer, which these days means he wants to re-form student test scores into teacher evaluation scores.

    Larry Strauss: Hail to the Incoming Superintendent

  • The e-ink has to re-form itself into the new letters so you get a sort of “flash” effect and the page appears in negative and then the new page is on the screen.

    A First Kindle reading experience Described

  • My body began to re-form, became solid again, and slid back to the gate, but I fought the sensation.

    Crossed

  • The new super, John Deasy, calls himself a reformer, which these days means he wants to re-form student test scores into teacher evaluation scores.

    Larry Strauss: Hail to the Incoming Superintendent

  • The new super, John Deasy, calls himself a reformer, which these days means he wants to re-form student test scores into teacher evaluation scores.

    Larry Strauss: Hail to the Incoming Superintendent

  • My Wurlitzer really was original to the building, though it had been sold to a collector when I got blown up and had my assets seized while I was trying to re-form.

    Crossed

  • If my body is destroyed, then I re-form at my memento mori, right?

    Crossed

  • “You would simply re-form at your memento mori, true, but we have no desire for your honeymoon to end in such despair, so instead we are banning you from—”

    Crossed

  • Her hands blurred as she jabbed it where she thought my heart would re-form.

    Crossed

  • He calls himself a reformer, which these days means he wants to re-form student test scores into teacher evaluation scores.

    Larry Strauss: Hail to the Incoming Superintendent

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