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

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.
Recent Examples on the Web State lawmakers have put the brakes on Governor Charlie Baker’s plan to redevelop the Hynes Convention Center, advancing legislation instead that delays a decision on the future of the Back Bay site until the next administration. Globe Staff,, 14 June 2022 There have been at least three attempts to redevelop the Lone Star site, a collection of dilapidated buildings that have been vacant since the brewery closed in 1996. Madison Iszler, San Antonio Express-News, 10 Mar. 2022 Last Wednesday, Atlanta Housing’s board members voted to contract with Tishman Speyer and H. J. Russell & Company to redevelop the property. Wilborn Nobles, ajc, 1 June 2022 Berkeley’s Shattuck Cinemas will permanently shut on June 1 as its landlord prepares to redevelop the property. Gwendolyn Wu, San Francisco Chronicle, 20 May 2022 The Rivers Chicago McCormick plan is a $1.3 billion proposal to redevelop Lakeside Center, formerly the East Building. Robert Channick,, 17 Feb. 2022 The additional $13 million will likely come from the $120 million expected to be paid by the company bidding to buy and redevelop the beachfront site of the collapse, as well as property insurance. Jared Kofsky, ABC News, 24 May 2022 The $30-million project to redevelop University Square, at the southeast corner of Cedar and Warrensville Center roads, has been on hold as financial details continue to be worked out. cleveland, 21 Dec. 2021 NWI Hohman LLC will redevelop the Bank Calumet building, 5231 Hohman Ave., into a complex with 100 apartments and 10,000 square feet of commercial space, according to a city news release. Alexandra Kukulka, Chicago Tribune, 6 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of redevelop

1835, in the meaning defined above

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“Redevelop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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