Definition of redecorate in English:

redecorate

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • Apply paint or wallpaper in (a room or building) again, typically differently.

    ‘you will have to redecorate the room afterwards’
    no object ‘burger bars have been redecorating with pastel colours’
    • ‘Framed art is a quick and easy solution to redecorating a room, for two reasons.’
    • ‘They had spent the morning redecorating a room, then headed into town for some shopping.’
    • ‘Armed with $1,000, a designer and a carpenter, two sets of neighbours swap homes and redecorate one room in each other's place.’
    • ‘The ground floor of the building was redecorated during the closed winter months, the upper gallery having been refurbished last year.’
    • ‘For a while, he toyed with the idea of offering to redecorate the entire room.’
    • ‘I've redecorated the sitting room, and I did it all in one big hit, over the last two days.’
    • ‘I am currently renovating and redecorating a house.’
    • ‘Volunteers have been working round the clock to repair and redecorate the building so the nursery will open as scheduled.’
    • ‘Many consumers are in the process of buying a new home or remodeling and redecorating their existing home.’
    • ‘That was where she'd hide, but first she wanted to redecorate the room.’
    • ‘Anyone who has ever packed away their worldly possessions to redecorate a room will know what a time-consuming and stressful experience it can be.’
    • ‘While redecorating the front room he discovered the names of previous occupants underneath the wallpaper and etched on to the plaster.’
    • ‘We'll give you a credit card and tomorrow you and Lucy can go shopping to redecorate your room!’
    • ‘I vividly remember when my mother decided to redecorate our living room.’
    • ‘I have recently redecorated my sitting room and, since it is quite small, I removed the old curtains and replaced them with vertical blinds.’
    • ‘The couple, who are to marry in April, also said the crew were more interested in filming the team messing around than actually redecorating the room.’
    • ‘A closet is such a tiny space, you'd almost think redoing it wouldn't take as long as redecorating a major room.’
    • ‘If you are redecorating a room that is covered in wallpaper, it is usually necessary to remove the old wallpaper.’
    • ‘Once you see the completed bathroom you won't believe it took you so long to decide to redecorate the room.’
    • ‘As we we'd been planning to redecorate the family room some time this year I said she might as well take the two sofas.’
    renovate, refurbish, recondition, rehabilitate, rebuild, reconstruct, overhaul, make over
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Pronunciation

redecorate

/riːˈdɛkəreɪt/