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 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 Whittall, president and CEO of Unicorp National Developments, will be partnering with Daryl Carter in hopes of redeveloping the roughly 46 acres. Austin Fuller,, "Orlando Fashion Square land deal closes, redevelopment could start in a year," 27 Sep. 2019 Spera said that Von Kurnatowski bought a controlling interest in Tipitina's in 1996 after redeveloping a nearby motor hotel into a storage and rehearsal space. Dave Brooks, Billboard, "Embattled Former Tipitina's Owner Roland Von Kurnatowski Dies in Hunting Accident," 6 Sep. 2019 The Sunni slums that did not are being demolished and redeveloped for his bourgeois supporters. The Economist, "Syria will poison the region for years to come," 5 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of redevelop

1835, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of redevelop was in 1835

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20 Nov 2019

Cite this Entry

“Redevelop.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 21 November 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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