re·​de·​vel·​op | \ ˌrē-di-ˈve-ləp How to pronounce redevelop (audio) \
redeveloped; redeveloping; redevelops

Definition of redevelop

transitive verb

: to develop again especially : redesign, rebuild

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Other Words from redevelop

redeveloper noun

Examples of redevelop in a Sentence

The city has plans to redevelop the neighborhood. The city has plans to redevelop. We need to make sure that these problems don't redevelop.
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According to the May 31 application, the housing group plans to redevelop the complex in phases in order to displace as few residents as possible. Emily Brindley,, "Local housing group submits plans to demolish and rebuild senior housing complex," 12 June 2019 The plans, announced Wednesday, solve a piece of a complex puzzle in which the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which runs the airport, seeks to redevelop the busy hub while keeping it in operation. Paul Berger, WSJ, "JFK Airport’s Terminal 8 to Get $344 Million Renovation," 6 Feb. 2019 Specifically, Stronach would like to see part of the Pimlico site redeveloped into an urban farm that would create jobs for residents of the surrounding neighborhood and dispense fresh produce to the rest of the city. Childs Walker,, "Frank Stronach sees long-term potential for Preakness at Pimlico as part of broader fight vs. poverty," 5 June 2018 The real estate could also be further developed and/or completely redeveloped for another use. Maria L. La Ganga, idahostatesman, "This is the last call for another Boise icon, home of fishing reels and PBR | Idaho Statesman," 13 Apr. 2018 Plans to redevelop the site already have been announced, but neighbors have seen a redevelopment across the street drag on. Lauren Zumbach,, "Chicago's last Sears to close for good Sunday," 13 July 2018 But even a victory at the ballot box may not guarantee the stadium grounds will be redeveloped soon. Jeff Mcdonald,, "SDSU withholds records related to stadium development, cites attorney-client privilege," 25 June 2018 Moribund or vacant commercial parcels could be redeveloped for residential as well as retail use, as has been successfully done at the CooperTowne Center in Somerdale. Kevin Riordan,, "After a 50-year population explosion, a South Jersey suburb appears to be shrinking," 16 June 2018 The group plans to redevelop an old warehouse on the site into a restaurant. Allison Kite, kansascity, "Mixed-use project planned for East Crossroads would be ‘largest’ to date | The Kansas City Star," 22 May 2018

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First Known Use of redevelop

1835, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of redevelop

: to change the appearance of an area especially by repairing and adding new buildings, stores, roads, etc.
: to happen or develop again

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