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

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Technology developed to redesign Antarctica's bases in the wake of these changes could be used to improve building and waste management in other parts of the world. Jen Christensen, CNN, "Scientists lay out how to save a melting Antarctica -- and the grim future if we don't," 13 June 2018 Bicyclists and pedestrian advocates say a new report on the steady increase in fatal hit-and-run crashes offers yet another reason to move faster on redesigning streets and highways in a rapidly urbanizing world. Fredrick Kunkle, Washington Post, "Cyclists say chilling report on hit-and-run crashes points up need to redesign streets for safety," 28 Apr. 2018 That includes $600,000 to redesign Town Square Park in downtown Anchorage as well as money to replace a bridge on the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail. Tegan Hanlon, Anchorage Daily News, "All bonds passing in Anchorage election in initial count," 4 Apr. 2018 Peter Kafka / Recode Snapchat users have a much more negative view of the brand since Snap redesigned the app in January. Rani Molla, Recode, "Millennials really hated Snapchat’s redesign," 10 May 2018 The four-story contemporary-style home, built in 1928 and redesigned in 2016, has been renovated to create open-plan spaces and maximize natural light. Lauren Beale,, "Spice Girls Mel B chops the price on her old home in Hollywood Hills West," 30 Apr. 2018 For his work with the company, the performer redesigned three Adidas styles in his image. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "Adidas Shared Details on a Sneaker Line Designed by Donald Glover," 18 Apr. 2019 The stunning earrings were originally studs when worn by Diana, but Kate redesigned them into drop earrings. Maggie Maloney, Town & Country, "Kate Middleton Wore Princess Diana's Sapphire Earrings in Scotland," 29 Jan. 2019 The biggest direct result of the collaboration will be a redesigned, native Salesforce app for iOS coming in early 2019. Chris Welch, The Verge, "Apple and Salesforce create a strategic partnership to bring Siri to enterprise customers," 24 Sep. 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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