Definition of redesign in English:



  • Design (something) again in a different way.

    ‘the front seats have been redesigned’
    • ‘So at last I can get round to redesigning my new house.’
    • ‘I'll be taking down my site later today and redesigning it as soon as I can.’
    • ‘Last year, we faced one of our biggest spatial design challenges to date: redesigning the interior of a caravan.’
    • ‘And Manchester city council is third, for what judges call its ‘brave approach’ to redesigning the city.’
    • ‘In the meantime, architects are redesigning the pool complex, offering alternatives, and trying to keep costs down as time rolls on.’
    • ‘He said redesigning the waiting area, including new lighting and better patient information via a plasma screen, had also improved behaviour.’
    • ‘The latest cash injection will be spent on redesigning the curriculum to meet the needs of a reviving local economy.’
    • ‘I'm in the middle of redesigning our entire college website.’
    • ‘You no longer have to settle with existing designs, or be intimidated by the workload of redesigning your sites.’
    • ‘Then they'd park and write new code to make improvements, redesigning the system on the spot.’
    • ‘His father said he had been redesigning his garden shortly before he collapsed.’
    • ‘I'd also been looking at redesigning the template to give it a cleaner look.’
    • ‘When it came to redesigning this page, everyone was using blue, orange and grey and I wanted to move away from that.’
    • ‘So somehow I will be redesigning it and starting all over again.’
    • ‘When redesigning your kitchen remember to budget for redecoration, tiling, flooring and any other extras.’
    • ‘Parts of the shuttle were redesigned and safety procedures were greatly improved.’
    • ‘The creative stuff is limited to redesigning a website.’
    • ‘We'll also be redesigning the bar area to make it more user friendly.’
    • ‘The root to financial stability across the whole system, he argues, is modernisation - redesigning the service.’
    • ‘What would he do differently if he were redesigning the building today?’
    improve, make better, better, ameliorate, refine, mend, rectify, correct, rehabilitate
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  • The action or process of redesigning something.

    • ‘A redesign and modernisation of the hospital's main entrance and reception area is underway.’
    • ‘The redesign would require a new chipset, new processor boards and a major overhaul of customers' hardware.’
    • ‘Presumably the change in management accounts for the ghastly redesign of the bar and restaurant at Perth Theatre.’
    • ‘The redesign also includes extra-large parking spaces, which are about eight feet wide, about a foot wider than a standard slot.’
    • ‘Last year the survey identified many important issues and led to a redesign of the processes used to administer relocations.’
    • ‘This is perhaps my favorite redesign of them all, although I couldn't say why.’
    • ‘There has not been an update by me for a while, but I am actually doing yet another redesign of my weblog.’
    • ‘Equipment is not the only possible object for productive redesign.’
    • ‘I do have someone working on a more radical redesign, but he hasn't done anything yet.’
    • ‘I know everyone is doing it at the moment, but I'm considering a fairly fundamental redesign here.’
    • ‘I wasn't surprised to find that it has been a subject of redesign for the Seattle waterfront area.’
    • ‘I threw out one big main page redesign, finished another, and threw it out as well.’
    • ‘And depending on how you want to count them, this is either the third or fourth major redesign of the site.’
    • ‘We hope they think of that when they do the Spring '04 redesign.’
    • ‘Our redesign incorporates a new, simpler navigation which points visitors quickly to where they want to be.’
    • ‘The redesign of emergency services is part of a larger plan to improve patient care and both hospitals will play a vital role in this.’
    • ‘The move was accompanied by a suitably symbolic redesign, which went live on November 17th.’
    • ‘The redesign is a direct response to the healthy interest the site has generated over the past couple of years.’
    • ‘I was one of those who hated the last redesign, and I'm not fond of this one.’
    • ‘By far the most important factor is the redesign of policy and processes.’
    adaptation, reconstruction, rebuilding, redevelopment, refashioning, redesign, restyling, revamping
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