reparent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ parent

Verb[edit]

reparent (third-person singular simple present reparents, present participle reparenting, simple past and past participle reparented)

  1. (transitive, psychology) To subject to early parenting techniques again (such as rocking and feeding) in order to treat an attachment disorder.
  2. (transitive, computing) To change the parent of an object in a data structure.
    • 1995, Adrian Nye, David Flanagan, Programmer's supplement for release 6 of the X Window System
      If the client reparents the window away from root, the window is no longer a top-level window.

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

reparent

  1. third-person plural present active subjunctive of reparō