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

transitive verb

: to develop again
especially : redesign, rebuild
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.
Recent Examples on the Web The lease deal — which includes the potential for the state and the Orioles to agree on a plan to redevelop land around the ballpark — remains intact in the event of a sale. Matt Weyrich, Baltimore Sun, 30 Jan. 2024 Pat Brady’s hope could come true in the next few years, with CCDC helping redevelop the land into the campus for the YMCA in what the agency calls the Block 68 Catalytic Redevelopment Project. Nick Rosenberger, Idaho Statesman, 29 Jan. 2024 The lawsuits have been filed predominantly in heavily Black neighborhoods, which property owners see as part of a mission to gentrify and redevelop their neighborhoods by pushing them out. Ben Wieder, Miami Herald, 26 Jan. 2024 Raley Miller made attempts to redevelop Carmel on Providence in along with Levine Properties in the 2010s, according to reports by The Charlotte Observer. Chase Jordan, Charlotte Observer, 26 Jan. 2024 This will be the first ISS launch from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station’s Space Launch Complex 40, which SpaceX has been redeveloping to support future crewed missions in addition to KSC’s Launch Pad 39-A. Richard Tribou, Orlando Sentinel, 14 Jan. 2024 Many of those cemeteries are unmarked, forgotten or have been redeveloped. Claire Healy, Washington Post, 14 Dec. 2023 The move also is part of a larger master plan — Saks’ owner, Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) has plans to redevelop the original Saks store as a mixed-use site and construct additional office and residential buildings. Degen Pener, The Hollywood Reporter, 7 Feb. 2024 There are plenty of existing urban areas that can be redeveloped and infilled. Letters To The Editor, The Mercury News, 25 Jan. 2024 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1835, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of redevelop was in 1835

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“Redevelop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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re·​de·​vel·​op ˌrē-di-ˈvel-əp How to pronounce redevelop (audio)
: to develop again
especially : redesign, rebuild
redeveloper noun

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