refashion

verb
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 Credit Suisse’s board is investigating what went wrong and are examining how to refashion the bank to prevent future blowups. Margot Patrick, WSJ, "Credit Suisse Taps Investors for Cash After Archegos Loss Widens," 22 Apr. 2021 Here are our favorite examples that reveal what can be achieved when the brief is to refashion the (not so) humble automobile as a kinetic objet d’art to be experienced and appreciated every day. Basem Wasef, Robb Report, "VIP Parking: 5 Amazing Garages That Showcase Your Cars Like Works of Art," 13 Mar. 2021 That movement, which eventually hardened into a formidable coalition, has been rocked by insurgent waves over the decades; now Trump and his followers could once again refashion it into something very new. Kevin Mahnken, The New Republic, "Mitt Romney’s Party of One," 12 Feb. 2021 Now, the city needs a plan for what to build on the site, part of a growing effort to refashion the industrial downtown riverfront into a destination for visitors, tourists and residents. Greg Stanley, Star Tribune, "Army Corps to give riverfront land near closed lock and dam to city of Minneapolis," 29 Dec. 2020 Solesbee’s hospital, like many around the country, has had to refashion many floors into COVID-19 units. Dhruv Khullar, The New Yorker, "America Is Running Out of Nurses," 15 Dec. 2020 As proposed, the Padres and its development partners, Tishman Speyer and Ascendant Capital Partners, are looking to refashion the asphalt area into a commercial office hub now being referred to as East Village Quarter. Jennifer Van Grove, San Diego Union-Tribune, "City ready to formalize talks with Padres for sale of Tailgate Park," 28 Oct. 2020 Figuring out how to refashion the companies remains the largest single piece of unfinished business from the 2008 financial crisis. Andrew Ackerman, WSJ, "Where Trump and Biden Stand on Mortgage Finance," 8 Oct. 2020 The winning group’s $1.4 billion project proposal seeks to refashion the asphalt area bounded by 12th and Imperial avenues, and K and 14th streets into a commercial office hub now being referred to as East Village Quarter. Jennifer Van Grove, San Diego Union-Tribune, "In bid for Tailgate Park, Padres beat Brookfield with $1.4B, office-focused proposal," 23 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of refashion

1613, in the meaning defined above

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2 May 2021

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“Refashion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/refashion. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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