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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Recent Examples on the Web Interstate Parking is led by Tony Janowiec, who also is president of Interstate Development Partners LLC, co-developer of The Avenue, the new name for the redeveloping former Grand Avenue mall. Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Journal Sentinel building to be redeveloped as apartments, adjacent properties sold for $8 million," 20 Nov. 2019 The solution is then rinsed off in a water bath (an additional stop-bath step is optional), then the print is redeveloped to restore the black color before being dried and pressed flat. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, "Scientists unlock the chemical secrets of a 19th-century photography technique," 6 Nov. 2019 The stakes in redeveloping the arena were heightened earlier this year after UConn announced that its men’s and women’s basketball programs would rejoin the Big East. Kenneth R. Gosselin,, "Northland Investment Corp. rejection of latest state offer to buy space outside of Hartford’s XL Center will likely resurrect tensions over eminent domain," 25 Sep. 2019 As far back as 2014, Vinik, the Tampa Bay Lightning owner, has had his eye on redeveloping a swath of the city’s downtown surrounding his hockey team’s arena. Justin Elliott, ProPublica, "A Trump Tax Break To Help The Poor Went To a Rich GOP Donor’s Superyacht Marina," 18 Nov. 2019 As far back as 2014, Vinik, the Tampa Bay Lightning owner, has had his eye on redeveloping a swath of the city’s downtown surrounding his hockey team’s arena. Justin Elliott,, "Huizenga Jr. received Trump tax break, meant for poor, for his West Palm Beach superyacht marina," 14 Nov. 2019 Several of the institutions Baker has photographed have since been demolished or redeveloped., "ason Baker knows haunted houses. He’s spent more than a decade photographing abandoned buildings across New England. And the images are downright eerie.," 12 Nov. 2019 Among its other Houston area office and hotel investments, Songy Highroads is redeveloping the former La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa as Margaritaville at Lake Conroe. Katherine Feser, Houston Chronicle, "Real estate transactions: Songy Highroads makes Sugar Land acquisition," 25 Oct. 2019 The renovation of the State Office Building is seen as a catalyst to redeveloping the area, something that has been envisioned for decades. Kenneth R. Gosselin,, "$16M parking garage another piece of Hartford’s ‘Bushnell Park South’ redevelopment puzzle," 17 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of redevelop

1835, in the meaning defined above

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4 Dec 2019

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“Redevelop.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 15 December 2019.

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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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