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[ree-mod-l] /riˈmɒd l/
verb (used with object), remodeled, remodeling or (especially British) remodelled, remodelling.
to model again.
to reconstruct; make over.
Origin of remodel
First recorded in 1780-90; re- + model
Related forms
remodeler; especially British, remodeller, noun
2. renew, renovate, re-create, repair. Unabridged
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  • They've remodeled the building at Highacres this summer and completed one addition.


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  • 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.

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

  • Old Main was remodeled and a women's dormitory erected near it.

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  • When the new Gothic choir was under way the nave of 1130 was remodeled.

    How France Built Her Cathedrals Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
  • The Cossack persecution of the Jews, in a sense, remodeled Judaism.

British Dictionary definitions for remodeled


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



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

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