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remodel

[ree-mod-l]
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verb (used with object), re·mod·eled, re·mod·el·ing or (especially British) re·mod·elled, re·mod·el·ling.
  1. to model again.
  2. to reconstruct; make over.

Origin of remodel

First recorded in 1780–90; re- + model
Related formsre·mod·el·er; especially British, re·mod·el·ler, noun

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2. renew, renovate, re-create, repair.
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Examples from the Web for remodeled

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  • They've remodeled the building at Highacres this summer and completed one addition.

    Highacres

    Jane Abbott

  • They not only explored, but in their imagination they remodeled it.

    Quin

    Alice Hegan Rice

  • Both houses are a little old-fashioned, but could easily be remodeled.

    Chicken Little Jane

    Lily Munsell Ritchie

  • These remodeled cottages are, perhaps, the prettiest of all.

    The Old Coast Road

    Agnes Rothery

  • You are to live in your husbands tent, which has been remodeled for you.


British Dictionary definitions for remodeled

remodel

verb (riːˈmɒdəl) -els, -elling or -elled or US -els, -eling or -eled (tr)
  1. to change or alter the structure, style, or form of (something)expand and remodel the kitchen
  2. to model again in clay, wax, etc; remould
noun (ˈriːˌmɒdəl)
  1. something that has been remodelled
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Word Origin and History for remodeled

remodel

v.

1789, from re- "back, again" + model (v.). Related: Remodeled; remodeling.

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