redo

verb
re·​do | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈdü How to pronounce redo (audio) \
redid\ (ˌ)rē-​ˈdid How to pronounce redid (audio) \; redone\ (ˌ)rē-​ˈdən How to pronounce redone (audio) \; redoing\ (ˌ)rē-​ˈdü-​iŋ How to pronounce redoing (audio) \; redoes\ (ˌ)rē-​ˈdəz How to pronounce redoes (audio) \

Definition of redo

transitive verb

1 : to do over or again

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Other Words from redo

redo \ ˈrē-​ˌdü How to pronounce redo (audio) , ˌrē-​ˈdü \ noun

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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Re/Done, the brand known for modernizing American heritage brands, partnered with the American footwear company to redo their iconic penny loafers. Julia Russo, Vogue, "Re/Done and Weejuns Celebrate Their Shoe Collaboration in Santa Monica with Paris Jackson and Cassandra Grey," 27 July 2018 Magazine Vaccarello handled the interior design, only his second time tackling such a large redecoration project, after redoing, in a similarly spare style, a 5,400-square-foot hôtel particulier in the sixth arrondissement. Alexandra Marshall, WSJ, "Exclusive: Step Inside YSL’s New Parisian Headquarters," 15 Feb. 2019 Hotel Commonwealth, BostonHotel Commonwealth is cozy, newly redone in the last few years, and right by Fenway Park and the Museum of Fine Arts—an ideal location for a long weekend in Boston. Bridget Hallinan, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Best Cyber Monday Travel Deals of 2018," 26 Nov. 2018 That being said, enjoying a quick nap without having to redo your hair upon getting up might be possible. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "Lili Reinhart Shared What Her "Riverdale" Beauty Routine Makes "Impossible"," 3 Aug. 2018 The Tyler Tower and Wallace Grandstands in front of the start-finish line will be redone. USA TODAY, "Darlington Raceway spending nearly $7 million on grandstands," 31 Jan. 2018 Unpaid hours — washing her own cleaning rags at night, driving to and from distant clients, redoing work that clients weren’t pleased with — were plentiful, and repetitive stress injuries were frequent. Moira Macdonald, The Seattle Times, "Author Stephanie Land on struggling against a system seemingly stacked against the working poor," 23 Jan. 2019 People go in all the time and do stuff and then redo it. Jason Scott, Billboard, "'Car Wheels on a Gravel Road' Turns 20: Lucinda Williams & Producer Steve Earle Reflect on Her Masterpiece," 30 June 2018 The kitchen was redone twice, most recently to bring countertops to the same height. J.s. Marcus, WSJ, "A Home in an Affluent Copenhagen Suburb Keeps Getting Better," 6 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of redo

1597, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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redo

verb

English Language Learners Definition of redo

: to do (something) again especially in order to do it better
: to change (something, such as a room or part of a room) so that it looks new or different

redo

verb
re·​do | \ ˌrē-ˈdü How to pronounce redo (audio) \
redid\ -​ˈdid \; redone\ -​ˈdən \; redoing\ -​ˈdü-​iŋ \

Kids Definition of redo

: to do over or again

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