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redo

[verb ree-doo; noun ree-doo]
verb (used with object), re·did, re·done, re·do·ing.
  1. to do again; repeat.
  2. to revise or reconstruct: to redo the production schedule.
  3. to redecorate or remodel; renovate: It will cost too much to redo both the kitchen and bathroom.
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noun, plural re·dos, re·do's.
  1. the act or an instance of redoing.
  2. something redone.
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Origin of redo

First recorded in 1590–1600; re- + do1
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Related Words

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British Dictionary definitions for redoing

redo

verb -does, -doing, -did or -done (tr)
  1. to do over again
  2. informal to redecorate, esp thoroughlywe redid the house last summer
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Word Origin and History for redoing

redo

v.

also re-do, 1590s, from re- "back, again" + do (v.). Related: Redone; redoing.

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