remodel

verb
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
Recent Examples on the Web The eight-floor building is being expanded to 11 floors and remodeled into a modern, rectangular high-rise enclosed by giant glass panes. Justin George, Washington Post, "Metro headquarters to transform into a modern commercial office building," 10 Feb. 2020 There’s also a home office, a screening room, and remodeled kitchen. Isabel Garcia, House Beautiful, "Hollywood Hills Home Once Owned by Both Judy Garland and Sammy Davis Jr. Is on the Market for $6.129 Million," 10 Feb. 2020 Located within the Bradfield Elementary School zone, the home has been updated and remodeled with wood flooring throughout. Dallas News, "Firm excels in selling Highland Park homes," 26 Jan. 2020 The open kitchen in the back feels like something your well-off friends who like to cook might set up until their loft got remodeled. Kim Severson, New York Times, "After Culinary and Literary Acclaim, She’s Moving to the Woods," 21 Jan. 2020 Starbucks plans to open or remodel 85 stores by 2025 in rural and urban communities across the U.S. Each store will hire local staff, including construction crews and artists, and will have community event spaces. Dee-ann Durbin, USA TODAY, "Starbucks, home of the $4 latte, is moving into poor areas," 18 Jan. 2020 Recent upgrades include remodeling the common areas and improvements to the exterior and three-story parking garage. Katherine Feser, Houston Chronicle, "Real estate transactions: Greenspoint office building changes hands," 17 Jan. 2020 Starbucks plans to open or remodel 85 stores by 2025 in rural and urban communities across the U.S. Each store will hire local staff, including construction crews and artists, and will have community event spaces. CBS News, "Starbucks, home of the $4 latte, is moving into poor areas," 16 Jan. 2020 While other traditional retailers have struggled, Target has been held up as a chain that has adapted to shifting consumer habits by ramping up its e-commerce operations and remodeling its stores. Sarah Nassauer, WSJ, "Target Says Holiday Sales Missed Its Forecasts," 15 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of remodel

1660, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Remodel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/remodeling. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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remodel

verb
How to pronounce remodel (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of remodel

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

remodel

verb
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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