To give something a new purpuse or reuse something but not in the same manner.
My parents repurposed my room as a den when I left for university.
by RJ June 17, 2004
The act of taking something and giving it a new purpose.
I saw a brand new bike sitting outside of someone's house. I re-purposed it for use at my house.
by TheCypherWebsite April 18, 2011