[verb ree-doo; noun ree-doo]
- to do again; repeat.
- to revise or reconstruct: to redo the production schedule.
- to redecorate or remodel; renovate: It will cost too much to redo both the kitchen and bathroom.
- the act or an instance of redoing.
- something redone.
Origin of redo
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Examples from the Web for redo
Revisit that horrid 1997 Psycho redo, or the misguided ABC miniseries version of The Shining that came out the same year.‘Rosemary’s Baby’: How NBC Gave Birth to a New Version of Roman Polanski’s Horror Classic
May 9, 2014
But the best was that they had to call and tell me to come in and redo the butt saxophone.‘Saturday Night Live’ Star Bobby Moynihan Is the ‘Chozen’ One
January 13, 2014
Patients in need of therapeutic dilatation of this sort often need a redo every year or two as scarring reaccumulates.Sounding Takes Off, but Injuries (Fork in the Penis!) Are Inevitable
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First, she forgets to address him by name, then, on the redo, forgets to shake his hand.Meet the Female Borat, British Comedienne Mona Yousefi
July 25, 2013
They were able to redo it as My Fair Lady, which is so beautiful, and then Mannequin.‘The Host’: ‘Twilight’ Author Stephenie Meyer’s Favorite Film Romances
March 29, 2013
Ug mahiwì ang linya, ipausab, If the line comes out crooked, redo it.A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan
John U. Wolff
- to do over again
- informal to redecorate, esp thoroughlywe redid the house last summer
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Word Origin and History for redo
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