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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redesign noun

Examples of redesign in a Sentence

The book's cover has been redesigned for the new edition. a newly redesigned Web site

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The garden, redesigned in the 1850s, was removed in 1946, according to Lancashire County Council. Fox News, "Drought reveals 'ghost gardens,' ancient cemeteries, lost cities across British Isles," 2 Oct. 2018 The gallery has a permanent home in the Condesa section of Mexico City, a gorgeously sprawling spread in a former lumberyard and industrial bakery redesigned by the architect Alberto Kalach. Martha Schwendener, New York Times, "Kurimanzutto Expands (Way) North," 26 Apr. 2018 The Seaport District was badly damaged by Hurricane Sandy in 2012 and is being redesigned by architect Achim Menges, who is planning to bring experimental technologies to the project, according to Architectural Digest. Dave Brooks, Billboard, "Live Nation Inks Deal to Promote NYC's Pier 17 Rooftop Concert Series," 21 Mar. 2018 In addition, the U District Station opening in 2021 will be redesigned to include stairs to the lower level where people board the trains — instead of depending entirely on escalators like the deep UW and Capitol Hill Stations do currently. Mike Lindblom, The Seattle Times, "Escalators at UW light-rail station keep breaking down; Sound Transit will improve them — and open a staircase," 26 Oct. 2018 Before her parents bought it, the 3,000-square-foot space was redesigned in the 1950s by the legendary Marco Zanuso, creator of the iconic Lady Chair. Nancy Hass, ELLE Decor, "A Milan Ceramicist Brings Her Family’s Artisanal Aesthetic to Life at Home," 4 Oct. 2018 The dash was redesigned to banish the old Chrysler touchscreen graphics, with a new flush screen and even cooler passenger-side digital gauge package. Ezra Dyer, Popular Mechanics, "The Ferrari "Family Car" Still Spits Fire," 24 Aug. 2018 The current Titan was redesigned for 2017 with a bold new look and a new XD model that splits the difference between the capabilities of regular half-ton and heavy-duty pickups. Dan Frio, Edmunds, USA TODAY, "Full-size pickups: Edmunds rounds up the latest news on five 2019 models," 6 July 2018 Software often must be redesigned to run on cloud servers. Owen Thomas, San Francisco Chronicle, "Pivotal Software sets price of $15 a share for Friday IPO," 19 Apr. 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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English Language Learners Definition of redesign

: to change the design of (something)

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