[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 redone
Think Gogol's "Ukrainian Tales" redone by a Boy Scout who doesn't believe in magic.The Forgotten Russian: The Genius of Nikolai Leskov
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“If possible, the tests must be redone,” Judge Claudio Pratillo Helmen told the court.Early Christmas for Amanda Knox
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December 18, 2010
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.Wagner as I Knew Him
Ferdinand Christian Wilhelm Praeger
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.
In the necessary changes that followed practically all the central nave was redone by Bishop Guillaume de Passavant (1145-86).
- to do over again
- informal to redecorate, esp thoroughlywe redid the house last summer
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Word Origin and History for redone
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