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

Definition of redo

transitive verb

1 : to do over or again

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.
Recent Examples on the Web Yes, to changing this, but not quite ready to redo that. Caron Golden, San Diego Union-Tribune, 23 July 2022 Illinois is one of 16 states, as well as Puerto Rico, seeking the early-state, pre-Super Tuesday status as Democrats redo their presidential calendar. Rick Pearson, Chicago Tribune, 23 June 2022 Developer OliverMcMillan backed out of a plan to redo 48 acres of land and water with a hotel, boatel and retail project. Phillip Molnar, San Diego Union-Tribune, 22 July 2022 After having recorded her part for several days, July thought she was done, until eventually Dosa called her back to redo certain sections. Carlos Aguilar, Los Angeles Times, 13 July 2022 In addition, 80% of respondents in the same region who already have a loyalty program wish to redo their programs in the coming three years. Zsuzsa Kecsmar, Forbes, 12 July 2022 The federal judge who last year blocked the project, Sharon L. Gleason of U.S. District Court for Alaska, had sent the decision back to the government to redo. Arkansas Online, 10 July 2022 The city’s real estate department is currently vetting three development teams in the running to lease and dramatically redo the 48-acre property with thousands of apartments, ground-floor retail shops, public amenities and a new arena. Jennifer Van Grove, San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 June 2022 Take an optional rest day then redo the sequence for the rest of the week. Jeff Tomko, Men's Health, 26 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of redo

1597, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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6 Aug 2022

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“Redo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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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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