What does it mean to redefine yourself? The word(s) redefine according to Webster means to give a new or different definition, to re-examine or to re-evaluate. Redefining yourself simply means to give your life new meaning. When the Lord begin laying this upon my heart what came to mind are the words restore, revive, renew, repent, and redeem. These words are all throughout the word of God. These words simply mean that we need God to help us to begin again.