re·​de·​sign ˌrē-di-ˈzīn How to pronounce redesign (audio)
redesigned; redesigning; redesigns

transitive verb

: to revise in appearance, function, or content
redesign noun

Examples of redesign in a Sentence

The book's cover has been redesigned for the new edition. a newly redesigned website
Recent Examples on the Web The assessment has been redesigned, for the first time, to estimate an individual’s risk of developing heart failure, not just heart attack and stroke. Roni Caryn Rabin, New York Times, 14 Nov. 2023 Mission planners have redesigned Euclid's sky survey—due to begin early next year—to avoid pointing the telescope at these problematic angles, which could have minor impacts on the mission's observing efficiency but not on data quality. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, 8 Nov. 2023 The getaway is located in the stars' hometown of Waco, Texas, occupying the former Grand Karem Shrine Building, which has been completely renovated and redesigned by the Magnolia founders. Sam Burros, Peoplemag, 3 Nov. 2023 With the iPhone 15, the company redesigned the high-end versions — giving them titanium cases — and added features such as a more powerful zoom camera lens. Mark Gurman, Fortune, 2 Nov. 2023 Google already provides vastly different search results based on your location, and has redesigned search itself multiple times to trick users into clicking links that benefit Google in some way. Ed Zitron, Scientific American, 17 Oct. 2023 Rivian is redesigning a bunch of key features for its electric trucks and SUVs to improve the user experience and make towing easier. Umar Shakir, The Verge, 17 Oct. 2023 Much of the estate’s landscaping was redesigned and developed over the last six years by the seller. Mark David, Robb Report, 14 Oct. 2023 Streets redesigned to minimize traffic accidents in Hoboken also collect and redirect water:The redesign was a big reason the city bounced back so swiftly that Friday in September. Michael Kimmelman, New York Times, 3 Nov. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1807, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of redesign was circa 1807

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Cite this Entry

“Redesign.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

Kids Definition


re·​de·​sign ˌrēd-i-ˈzīn How to pronounce redesign (audio)
: to change what something looks like, is used for, or contains
redesign noun

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