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

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The work to redesign the $20 bill and affix an image of Harriet Tubman as its centerpiece was well underway before the Trump administration delayed the plans, according to a new report from the New York Times. The Washington Post, The Mercury News, "Report: $20 redesign was underway well before the delay," 14 June 2019 The enclosure has since been redesigned and the seismometer has been successfully tested at a geophysical observatory in southern Germany. Alexandra Witze, Scientific American, ""Marsquakes" Set to Reveal Tantalizing Clues to Planet's Early Years," 28 Apr. 2018 Under the genius of Creative Director Jacu Strauss, each guest room was individually redesigned with meticulous consideration for its original story and purpose. Jaimie Potters, Marie Claire, "Where to Stay, Eat, and Explore in Amsterdam," 29 May 2019 It was built in 1913 by local architect A. Ten Eyck Brown in the Neo-Classical Revival style, then was redesigned in 1933 and expanded more recently. Jessica Flint, WSJ, "Luxury Living in the Atlanta Community That Is in the Hollywood of the South," 23 Jan. 2019 Kabukiza Theatre in the historic Ginza district was redesigned in 2013 with precise structural integrity, by top Japanese architect Kengo Kuma. The Seattle Times, "From ancient to post-modern: Get art smart in Tokyo," 22 Oct. 2018 In fact, most major cities across the country now have Vision Zero strategies to eliminate fatal collisions by redesigning streets in a way that reduces potential conflict between people and cars. Alissa Walker, Curbed, "This is the moment when we decide that human lives matter more than cars," 20 Mar. 2018 Technology developed to redesign Antarctica's bases in the wake of these changes could be used to improve building and waste management in other parts of the world. Jen Christensen, CNN, "Scientists lay out how to save a melting Antarctica -- and the grim future if we don't," 13 June 2018 Bicyclists and pedestrian advocates say a new report on the steady increase in fatal hit-and-run crashes offers yet another reason to move faster on redesigning streets and highways in a rapidly urbanizing world. Fredrick Kunkle, Washington Post, "Cyclists say chilling report on hit-and-run crashes points up need to redesign streets for safety," 28 Apr. 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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