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 The Charlottesville City Council voted in February 2017 to remove the statue of Lee from Lee Park, which had been erected in 1924, and to rename and redesign Jackson Park, where a statue of Stonewall Jackson was erected in 1921. Jeremy Beaman, Washington Examiner, "Charlottesville may take down Lee and Stonewall Jackson monuments, Virginia Supreme Court rules," 1 Apr. 2021 Sasaki will help redesign the 120-year-old building and occupy its 64,000 square feet. Tim Logan,, "Design firm Sasaki moving downtown," 12 Mar. 2021 One was an architect working on plans to redesign the association's headquarters. Andy Davis, Arkansas Online, "State tax-filing deadline is moved to May 17, too," 20 Mar. 2021 The answer — the only answer — is for cities to redesign their roads. Alissa Walker, Curbed, "Standstill Traffic May Be the Only Thing Keeping Crash Deaths From Skyrocketing," 8 Mar. 2021 But the bulk of the funds will be needed to redesign the interior, but how and into what is not clear. Peter Krouse, cleveland, "Cleveland church where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X spoke to be stop on proposed civil rights trail," 27 Feb. 2021 Instead, Mnuchin in 2019 announced a delay in redesigning the $20 bill in order to redesign the $10 and $50 bills first to improve security features to thwart counterfeiters. Martin Crutsinger, ajc, "Effort to put Tubman on $20 bill restarted under Biden," 25 Jan. 2021 Business leaders are working hard to redesign, reorganize and rebuild office spaces and work processes to ensure safety and compliance once workers return to the office. Steve Hatfield, Forbes, "If We Rebuild, Will They Come Back?," 9 Mar. 2021 Beyond the decor, the couple will redesign the space, using a new color pattern and putting in new handmade tables. Anne Nickoloff, cleveland, "Former Greenhouse Tavern restaurant space to become new restaurant called Indie," 4 Mar. 2021

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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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11 Apr 2021

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“Redesign.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of redesign

: to change the design of (something)

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