re·​do (ˌ)rē-ˈdü How to pronounce redo (audio)

transitive verb

: to do over or again
ˈrē-ˌdü How to pronounce redo (audio)

Examples of redo in a Sentence

Let's hope we don't have to redo our paperwork. I want to redo the kitchen and put in new cabinets and new appliances.
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Word History

First Known Use

1597, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of redo was in 1597

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Cite this Entry

“Redo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

Kids Definition


re·​do (ˈ)rē-ˈdü How to pronounce redo (audio)
redid -ˈdid How to pronounce redo (audio) ; redone -ˈdən How to pronounce redo (audio) ; redoing -ˈdü-iŋ How to pronounce redo (audio)
: to do over or again
especially : redecorate

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