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
Recent Examples on the Web The city plans to redesign two Ridge Road intersections -- one at Julia Drive, the other nearby at Royalwood Road -- into one intersection. Bob Sandrick, cleveland, "North Royalton to redesign confusing Ridge Road intersections at Royalwood Road, Julia Drive," 15 Feb. 2021 Bridge Commercial Real Estate has spent $4.5 million to redesign The Dupree, a 138,000 square-foot office building on Powers Ferry Road, in a way that facilitates social distancing. Andy Peters, ajc, "Office landlords in quandary as COVID rages and employees work from home," 12 Feb. 2021 In 2019, Fischer was one of six artists selected to redesign the Capucines bag, as part of the brand’s Artycapucines capsule. Barry Samaha, Harper's BAZAAR, "Louis Vuitton Taps Artist Urs Fischer for a Whimsical Collection," 6 Jan. 2021 The Touch Bar, introduced as part of the last MacBook Pro redesign in 2016, turns the keyboard’s top row from function keys into a touchscreen strip that can display a variety of information and a changing set of controls to adapt to apps and tasks. Mark Gurman,, "Apple Plans Upgraded MacBook Pros With Return of Magnetic Charging," 15 Jan. 2021 Despite the challenge of even turning a profit right now, several restaurants are making moves to redesign their businesses. Chronicle Staff,, "Coronavirus updates from the Bay Area: Dec. 24-30," 1 Jan. 2021 The legislation is the latest salvo in the culture war over redesigning U.S. currency to include images of women and people of color, though there has been no official effort to redesign the $1 note. Gabriel T. Rubin, WSJ, "Trump Lawyers Get Little Backup From Their Firms or Universities," 25 Dec. 2020 LMC Automotive expects Toyota to redesign Tacoma in 2022 and perhaps catch-up with some of its new rivals’ high-tech touches, like a tablet-sized touch screen in the dash. Bloomberg Wire, Dallas News, "The Tacoma pickup is Toyota’s cash cow, and a truck enthusiast’s favorite," 2 Jan. 2021 Over the last two years, Ryan’s teams have been using data, surveys, and employee feedback to help redesign their systems to address barriers and bottlenecks throughout their talent pipelines. Ellen Mcgirt, Fortune, "PwC releases its first-ever diversity report," 27 Aug. 2020

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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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22 Feb 2021

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“Redesign.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of redesign

: to change the design of (something)

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