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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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
Recent Examples on the Web Car enthusiast magazine MotorTrend named the redesigned 'Vette as its 2020 Car of the Year on Monday. Nathan Bomey, USA TODAY, "GM's redesigned Corvette Stingray wins MotorTrend Car of the Year award," 19 Nov. 2019 Most of the participants have focused on redesigning toilets as high-tech devices that can, for example, run on solar power or turn human waste into affordable energy and clean water. Viviane Callier, Scientific American, "Superslippery Toilets Squash Water Wastage," 18 Nov. 2019 Researchers said the weakness can't truly be fixed without redesigning the microphones, known as MEMS microphones, that are built into these devices, however, which would be a lot more complicated. Rachel Metz, CNN, "Researchers used a laser to hack Alexa and other voice assistants," 4 Nov. 2019 The executive producer of Sonic the Hedgehog responds to movie's delay after fan backlash forces redesignThe Sonic redesign seems to be going well. Ale Russian,, "Sonic the Hedgehog Has Been Redesigned For New Movie — and Producer Thinks Fans Will Be Happy," 12 July 2019 Highlights: The redesigned and slightly downsized Acadia family crossover made its debut for 2017, with still an option for three rows of seating, but now the choice of a four-cylinder engine or a more-powerful V-6. G. Chambers Williams Iii, star-telegram, "GMC’s 2018 Acadia crossover offers All-Terrain version for off-road jaunts | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 24 Feb. 2018 Since the crash, Uber has redesigned its radar to work on different frequencies than the Volvo radar, allowing the Volvo emergency braking system to remain engaged while Uber is testing its own self-driving technology. Timothy B. Lee, Ars Technica, "How terrible software design decisions led to Uber’s deadly 2018 crash," 6 Nov. 2019 After this Bush-era push to the moon was canceled, the Orion capsule was redesigned and outfitted with a new parachute system. Wired, "SpaceX and Boeing Still Need a Parachute That Always Works," 5 Nov. 2019 The traditional black-box packaging that housed his perfumes has been redesigned with a gorgeous floral motif that echoes Buterbaugh's beginnings. Sarah Krumpe, ELLE Decor, "Celebrity Floral Designer Eric Buterbaugh's New Perfume Line," 25 Oct. 2019

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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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3 Dec 2019

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“Redesign.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 7 December 2019.

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English Language Learners Definition of redesign

: to change the design of (something)

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