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 Netflix Available August 9 42 of 84 Tiny House Nation: Volume 1 (2014) John Weisbarth and Zack Giffin travel across America to renovate and redesign homes for small-space living. Kathryn Lindsay,, "Everything Coming To Netflix In August," 25 July 2019 Most of our currency would have to be redesigned since pictures of our Founding Fathers are on it. Dp Opinion, The Denver Post, "Letters: Political correctness gone too far (7/4/19)," 7 July 2019 The school district has complained of rising costs, claiming that having to redesign the entire Reese center could push the project $25 million over budget. Siddhartha Mahanta, The New York Review of Books, "One Man’s Quest for a Memorial to Sugar Land’s Bitter History," 4 June 2019 The bill, a product of six months of negotiations, would redesign the Medicare Part D benefit program begun in the George W. Bush administration in hopes of limiting rampant price increases and reducing the burden on taxpayers. Bill Lambrecht,, "Cornyn and GOP senators push to bring down prescription drug costs," 23 July 2019 The Vision Zero plan includes redesigning streets, reducing speed limits and trying to educate drivers about the perils of speeding and driving while impaired., "Portland traffic deaths spike through first half of 2019 while statewide fatalities dip," 11 July 2019 Best of all, Jaguar redesigned the XE's door panels, which no longer intrude on passenger space and actually offer a decent amount of storage. Larry Printz, Dallas News, "The 2020 Jaguar XE sports sedan is a fine feline with animal spirit performance," 6 July 2019 The new vehicles had to have been all-new or redesigned within the past three years. Washington Post, "Survey finds new auto technology can annoy drivers," 27 Aug. 2019 An Alexandria spokesman said the company intends to file tweaked plans with the Boston Planning & Development Agency, likely this fall, and will redesign the building for life science tenants. Tim Logan,, "New owner of GE land ready to move forward," 31 July 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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English Language Learners Definition of redesign

: to change the design of (something)

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