re·​de·​vel·​op | \ˌrē-di-ˈve-ləp \
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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Presidential Tower, the dilapidated icon looming over Spaghetti Junction, has officially been sold. Peacock Partnership intends to redevelop the property, built in 1973 near the convergence of I-285 and I-85, as senior housing. Joshua Sharpe, ajc, "Spaghetti Junction’s iconic, rundown tower sold for redevelopment," 7 June 2018 Chelsea also halted plans to redevelop Stamford Bridge, citing an unfavorable climate to invest in the 500 million pound ($660 million) project. Steve Douglas,, "Chelsea replace Conte with former Napoli boss Sarri," 14 July 2018 Late last year, the Fort Lauderdale City Commission approved a plan to redevelop the iconic Bahia Mar resort purchased by Jimmy Tate and childhood friend Sergio Rok after the Great Recession. Jane Wooldridge, miamiherald, "This Miami man created the Florida prepaid college plan. He also owned Studio 54.," 2 July 2018 The 1970s were marked by financial hardship and race riots; the '80s saw a plan to redevelop the city with beachside condominiums, which ultimately failed to take off. Bridget Hallinan, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Golden Age of Asbury Park," 18 Sep. 2018 Seven other teams are in the running to redevelop Fort Scott. Roland Li,, "WeWork, Elon Musk nonprofit bid for Fort Scott development in Presidio," 3 July 2018 But developers looking for waterfront property to redevelop in a hot condo market were backed by a mostly anti-preservation town leadership. Andres Viglucci, miamiherald, "He fought Town Hall, challenged the mayor and lost. Then his home got cited. Twice. | Miami Herald," 19 Apr. 2018 The limestone and brick co-op building, the former Stanhope Hotel, was designed by Rosario Candela in the mid-1920s and redeveloped by the Extell Development Corporation in 2008. Vivian Marino, New York Times, "A Surge of High-Priced Closings, Including a Sale by Harvey Weinstein," 29 Mar. 2018 A few months ago, the commission selected Flaherty and Collins to redevelop the property with housing, green space and other amenities to complement the nearby downtown. Amy Lavalley, Post-Tribune, "Michigan distillery's wastewater hurdles, growth on minds as plans in Valparaiso continue," 13 July 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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