re- + allocate
reallocate (third-person singular simple present reallocates, present participle reallocating, simple past and past participle reallocated)
- (transitive) To allocate (a resource) to another person or purpose.
- I want to reallocate some of my money from stocks to bonds. (I want to sell some of my stocks and use the proceeds to buy bonds to replace them.)
- (transitive) To allocate again.
- Appending items one at a time is still a better deal than concatenation, which reallocates every time.
to change the user or purpose