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[verb ree-doo; noun ree-doo] /verb riˈdu; noun ˈriˌdu/
verb (used with object), redid, redone, redoing.
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.
noun, plural redos, redo's.
the act or an instance of redoing.
something redone.
Origin of redo
First recorded in 1590-1600; re- + do1 Unabridged
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  • On this were engaged at first one Lindau and Roche, who shaped it in the rough, but so badly that it had to be redone.

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  • About the way that he was turning out a lot of work, because it had to be redone, therefore wasting company materials.

    Warren Commission (10 of 26): Hearings Vol. X (of 15) The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
  • Already, in 1220, the choir had been redone and two more chapels added, making five apsidioles in all.

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  • In the necessary changes that followed practically all the central nave was redone by Bishop Guillaume de Passavant (1145-86).

    How France Built Her Cathedrals Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
British Dictionary definitions for redone


verb (transitive) -does, -doing, -did, -done
to do over again
(informal) to redecorate, esp thoroughly: we redid the house last summer
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Word Origin and History for redone



also re-do, 1590s, from re- "back, again" + do (v.). Related: Redone; redoing.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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