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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
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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
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To hoard, or refuse to part with something despite it being old/broken/in disrepair, found outside someone's house.
"Look at this coffee table I made out of stacked pallets and old thread spools I re-purposed! Isn't it funky?!"
"No, it looks like post-apocalyptic junk."
by mgg June 17, 2015
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