re·​de·​sign | \ ˌrē-di-ˈzīn How to pronounce redesign (audio) \
redesigned; redesigning; redesigns

Definition of redesign

transitive verb

: to revise in appearance, function, or content

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Other Words from redesign

redesign noun

Examples of redesign in a Sentence

The book's cover has been redesigned for the new edition. a newly redesigned Web site
Recent Examples on the Web Now, after redesigning the plumbing, the engines that will carry the Dragon capsule to safety are now ready to be tested in field conditions. Tim Fernholz, Quartz, "This is the final obstacle before SpaceX can fly astronauts to orbit," 17 Jan. 2020 Toyota could increase Sequoia sales by redesigning the vehicle, said Matt DeLorenzo, senior managing editor for Kelley Blue Book. Randy Diamond,, "Toyota to shuffle San Antonio production — Sequoia in, Tacoma out; no new jobs expected," 17 Jan. 2020 The American Cinematographer article continues: The cockpit, however, was completely redesigned to have flat windows, and the simulated surveillance gear, weapons, and armor plating were added to the exterior. Peter Opaskar, Ars Technica, "Forget Top Gun: Maverick—let’s settle Blue Thunder vs. Airwolf once and for all," 10 Jan. 2020 This is a vehicle last redesigned when George W. Bush was president. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "2019 Toyota Sequoia? An SUV so solid and unchanging, it’s almost petrified (auto review)," 17 Nov. 2019 Meanwhile, staffers in Garcetti’s office worked with the developers on redesigning the project, increasing its height and adding hundreds of homes. David Zahniser, Los Angeles Times, "A project could bring South L.A. hundreds of new homes. But critics fear rising rents," 17 Sep. 2019 After the city redesigned the area along Main Beach to turn it into a public promenade, the gay establishments—and crowd—moved south to a two-block stretch along PCH between Calliope and Cress streets. Brock Keeling, Curbed, "The rise and fall of Laguna Beach, a gay California hotspot," 26 June 2019 It was unveiled as an extension of Apple’s redesigned TV app, which will bundle third-party services like HBO, CBS and Showtime, along with a user’s cable subscription and some streaming services like Hulu. Jake Coyle, The Seattle Times, "Oprah, Spielberg help Apple launch new streaming service," 26 Mar. 2019 Actually, there are two opposing proposals, one that doubles down on the current, top-down system and one — more ambitious, but to my mind far superior — that would redesign the grid system around a new bottom-up paradigm. David Roberts, Vox, "Clean energy technologies threaten to overwhelm the grid. Here’s how it can adapt.," 30 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of redesign

circa 1807, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of redesign was circa 1807

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“Redesign.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of redesign

: to change the design of (something)

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