re·​de·​sign | \ˌrē-di-ˈzīn \
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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Under current law, states may apply to the federal government for permission to redesign their insurance markets and keep federal health-care aid as long as the redesign does not decrease the number of people with comprehensive health coverage. Noam N. Levey, The Seattle Times, "Trump administration takes another step to allow plans that don’t cover pre-existing health conditions," 22 Oct. 2018 For a design upgrade, there’s Ginzan Hot Spring Fujiya Inn, a 350-year-old ryokan 30 miles north of Yamadera temple, redesigned by Kengo Kuma with bamboo screens and five tranquil onsen. Adam H. Graham, Condé Nast Traveler, "Slow Skiing in Japan's Deep North," 11 Oct. 2018 Both were designed in collaboration with Peter Saville, the graphic designer who also redesigned Calvin Klein's new logo under Raf Simons last year. Lauren Alexis Fisher, Harper's BAZAAR, "Riccardo Tisci Reveals New Burberry Logo and Monogram," 2 Aug. 2018 The parents of a California toddler crushed to death last year by an Ikea dresser have filed suit against the retailer, claiming the company knew for years its dressers were unstable but neglected to redesign them. Tricia L. Nadolny,, "Ikea facing new suit from child's death," 21 June 2018 The council must now decide whether to amend the budget to pump more money into the restroom or try to redesign it in hopes of attracting lower construction bids. Kim Chatelain,, "Mandeville mulls $318,000 public restroom on lakefront," 21 May 2018 Then there's engineering; phones have been designed around a lithium-ion battery's steady flow of electricity for years and redesigning it to run off a super-capacitor or whatever else is no easy feat. Eric Limer, Popular Mechanics, "Why Smartphone Batteries Might Be About to Get Way Better," 19 Aug. 2016 Or Across a Frozen Tundra For Growing Families Bugaboo, based in Amsterdam, redesigned the suspension on the Donkey 2 stroller for a smoother ride. Jonathan Welsh, WSJ, "Is It a Stroller or Extreme Sports Gear?," 5 Sep. 2018 In an unexpected but clever twist, the company — led by Sonos Sound Experience Lead Giles Martin and Academy Award-winning sound engineer Chris Jenkins — redesigned the opening bell sound for Nasdaq. Recode Staff, Recode, "Recode Daily: Tesla reported its biggest-ever loss, and Elon Musk apologized," 2 Aug. 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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