[ ree-di-vel-uh p ]
/ ˌri dɪˈvɛl əp /

verb (used with object)

to develop (something) again.
Photography. to submit (a film or the like) to a second development, as to intensify or tone it.

verb (used without object)

to develop again.

Origin of redevelop

First recorded in 1880–85; re- + develop


re·de·vel·op·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for redevelop

  • But here's one that isn't: how do you redevelop a co-op or condo?

    Hell, No, Not So Low|Megan McArdle|October 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
  • It seems to take many generations to redevelop an atrophied conscience.

    The Fertility of the Unfit|William Allan Chapple
  • He can begin with steady work, to redevelop his muscles, and to reduce his bulk (if he is much over weight) by degrees.

    Boating|W. B. Woodgate

British Dictionary definitions for redevelop

/ (ˌriːdɪˈvɛləp) /

verb (tr)

to rebuild or replan (a building, area, etc)
photog to develop (a negative or print) for a second time, in order to improve the contrast, colour, etc
to develop (something) again

Derived forms of redevelop

redeveloper, nounredevelopment, noun
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