re·​fash·​ion | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈfa-shən How to pronounce refashion (audio) \
refashioned; refashioning; refashions

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refashioned my old pair of jeans into a cover for my scrapbook
Recent Examples on the Web Why this dusty, 19th-century ditty needed to be refashioned this way is unclear. Mark Kennedy, Houston Chronicle, "‘Gretel & Hansel’ is a real horror — as in horrible," 31 Jan. 2020 Why this dusty, 19th-century ditty needed to be refashioned this way is unclear. Mark Kennedy, Detroit Free Press, "‘Gretel & Hansel’ puts the dread in dreadful," 30 Jan. 2020 Under its CEO Chip Bergh, the San Francisco company has been refashioning its brand and further expanding online. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Levi Strauss’s 3Q profits drop 4.1%," 8 Oct. 2019 In her capacity as a Catonsville Neighborhood Association member, Sweeney Smith won a $54,000 county grant to clear and refashion the #8 into a walkable trail. Taylor Deville,, "Catonsville Rails to Trails celebrates 20 years of preservation," 3 Oct. 2019 Rebuilding all the steelworks; refashioning the cement works; recycling or replacing the plastics; transforming farms on all continents. The Economist, "The past, present and future of climate change," 21 Sep. 2019 The factory, owned by Rwandan company Mara Group, was a major milestone for Kigali, which has spent a generation emerging from the ashes of the nation’s genocide in 1994 by refashioning itself as a tech hub. Richard Morgan, Fortune, "Rwanda Is Bringing Tech Buzz to Africa," 30 Dec. 2019 The composer belongs to a Danish new-music tradition that has refashioned simple-seeming tonal materials into a language of gleaming freshness. Alex Ross, The New Yorker, "Opera Against the Patriarchy," 30 Dec. 2019 Boitnott, who remains under legal supervision for life with Dakota County Community Corrections, has since refashioned himself as a defender of the disabled. Frederick Melo, Twin Cities, "Serial plaintiff may get $45,000 from St. Paul taxpayers, new parking meters citywide," 3 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of refashion

1613, in the meaning defined above

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19 Feb 2020

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“Refashion.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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