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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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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The redesign of fast-food restaurants is an ongoing process: trying things out, testing them, surveying customers, tweaking and redesigning again. Nate Berg, Curbed, "McDonald’s 2.0," 11 Apr. 2018 The legendary Bobby Jones honed his game there in the 1920s while studying at Harvard, and famed golf architect Donald Ross redesigned the course late in that decade. Ben Volin,, "Restoration has made George Wright and Franklin Park golfing jewels," 3 July 2018 Other changes are nuanced technology developments, most notably Hyperglide+, which smooths out shifting by reshaping gear teeth and redesigning the chain so the tolerances are tighter. Aaron Gulley, Outside Online, "Shimano Unveils New XTR 9100 Components," 29 May 2018 The day of the mass shooting, Patrick told reporters the solution was redesigning campuses to limit access. Keri Blakinger, Houston Chronicle, "Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick blames video games, advocates arming teachers after Santa Fe shooting," 20 May 2018 In 2011, Orlando's CVB changed its name to Visit Orlando and redesigned its brand. Jennifer Larino,, "See the New Orleans tourism bureau's new name, logo," 16 May 2018 Components needed to be redesigned so that machines could make them. New York Times, "Why Made in China 2025 Will Succeed, Despite Trump," 4 July 2018 Components needed to be redesigned so that machines could make them. Li Yuan,, "Why the Made in China 2025 modernization drive is on track to succeed, despite Trump," 4 July 2018 The oasis would be redesigned without the bridge and services such as gasoline, bathrooms and food will again be available after construction is complete. Patrick M. O'connell,, "O’Hare tollway oasis bridge, one of a handful left, is set to come down," 23 June 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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