[verb ree-meyk; noun ree-meyk]
- to make again or anew.
- Movies. to film again, as a picture or screenplay.
- Movies. a more recent version of an older film.
- anything that has been remade, renovated, or rebuilt: The tailor is offering a special price on remakes.
Origin of remake
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Examples from the Web for remake
I did a piece for Elle about the effort to remake her into an elegant presence fashion-wise.Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination
December 26, 2014
But he breathed vibrant, hilarious, oh-so-fabulous life into the classic 1996 remake.Out of the Birdcage: How Mike Nichols Made Gay Culture Mainstream
November 20, 2014
After 33 Years and an airplane explosion, their "Raiders of the Lost Ark" remake is almost complete.The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, Nov 10-16, 2014
November 16, 2014
Feminists are the new comic book geeks, and the women-led Ghostbusters remake will dominate the box office.'Ghostbusters' and the Slow Emancipation of Female-Driven Comedy
August 15, 2014
And then she did a sex tape of a remake of all the text messages she had gotten from [Woods].Meet the PR Guru for the ‘Hot Convict,’ the Octomom, and Every Other D-List Trainwreck
July 17, 2014
With such a backing, he could coerce ministries at will, and remake the politics of England.The Market-Place
He wouldn't be able to remake that bankroll every time if he wasn't.The Ultimate Weapon
John Wood Campbell
As well ask him to remake his own face or to reconstruct his legs.Armorel of Lyonesse
Evolution has made them what they are, and evolution will remake them.Flowers of Freethought
George W. Foote
Wind the thread on a reel and keep for the repairing of this cloth, then remake the hem.Needlework Economies
- something that is made again, esp a new version of an old film
- the act of making again or anew
- (tr) to make again or anew
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Word Origin and History for remake
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