re·​mod·​el | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈmä-dᵊl How to pronounce remodel (audio) \
remodeled; remodeling; remodels

Definition of remodel

transitive verb

1 : to alter the structure of : remake
2 : to cause (living tissue) to undergo structural reorganization, alteration, or renewal Bones are constantly being remodeled. Cells called osteoclasts break them down and osteoblasts build them up.— Jane E. Brody

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Examples of remodel in a Sentence

We remodeled the kitchen last year. we completely remodeled the house right after we moved in

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Contact Improveit Home Remodeling today and get more information regarding their gorgeous and affordable bathroom remodeling services. Stepfanie Romine,, "Remodel your bathroom — for less money, with less mess and in less time," 10 June 2019 Outbuildings that have been remodeled as party spaces, home offices or guest cottages lure buyers. Amy Gamerman, WSJ, "The Top 10 Upgrades to Sell Your Home for Top Dollar," 3 Jan. 2019 Hey there, Big Boy: Frisch's unveils museum, remodeled original Mainliner Big Boy is getting a museum. Enquirer Staff,, "Week in Review: It's blue ice cream season, wacky weather and more," 13 Apr. 2018 All of the 114 guest rooms were refreshed with new art and soft furnishings, the Spa Botánico has been completely remodeled, and each of the resort dining spots have new concepts and menus. David Jefferys, Condé Nast Traveler, "Puerto Rico's Dorado Beach Is a Bit of Bali, Three Hours from Home," 12 Nov. 2018 The suite features a lovely bath that was remodeled just three years ago. James Alexander,, "Property of the Week: 4 Woodleigh Place, Simsbury," 7 Dec. 2017 While all six of the other quarterbacks taken in the first four rounds of the 2011 draft prepared for the ’15 season, Locker remodeled his grandmother’s home, then moved in. Greg Bishop,, "Why Jake Locker Walked Away From Football—and Why He Doesn’t Miss It," 18 Apr. 2018 Competitors such as McDonald’s , Starbucks and Panera moved faster to remodel their restaurants, adopt technologies including self-service kiosks and introduce menu items that emphasized fresh ingredients. Vipal Monga, WSJ, "It Shook the Food Business by Snagging Burger King, Kraft and Heinz. Now 3G Is Reeling.," 22 Feb. 2019 Aldi’s expansion plan comes amid a separate $1.6 billion plan to remodel 1,300 stores by 2020. Katherine Peralta, charlotteobserver, "Low-cost German grocer to open two more Charlotte-area stores," 11 July 2018

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First Known Use of remodel

1789, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of remodel was in 1789

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English Language Learners Definition of remodel

: to change the structure, shape, or appearance of (something)


re·​mod·​el | \ ˌrē-ˈmä-dᵊl How to pronounce remodel (audio) \
remodeled or remodelled; remodeling or remodelling

Kids Definition of remodel

: to change the structure or appearance of The kitchen was remodeled.

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