remake

[verb ree-meyk; noun ree-meyk]
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noun
  1. Movies. a more recent version of an older film.
  2. anything that has been remade, renovated, or rebuilt: The tailor is offering a special price on remakes.

Origin of remake

First recorded in 1625–35; re- + make1
Related formsre·mak·er, noun
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Related Words for remade

revised, fixed, refitted, redone

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British Dictionary definitions for remade

remake

noun (ˈriːˌmeɪk)
  1. something that is made again, esp a new version of an old film
  2. the act of making again or anew
verb (riːˈmeɪk) -makes, -making or -made
  1. (tr) to make again or anew
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Word Origin and History for remade

remake

v.

1630s, from re- "back, again" + make (v.). Related: Remade; remaking. As a noun, of movies, from 1936.

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