[verb ree-meyk; noun ree-meyk]

verb (used with object), re·made, re·mak·ing.

to make again or anew.
Movies. to film again, as a picture or screenplay.


Movies. a more recent version of an older film.
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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for remade

revised, fixed, refitted, redone

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noun (ˈriːˌmeɪk)

something that is made again, esp a new version of an old film
the act of making again or anew

verb (riːˈmeɪk) -makes, -making or -made

(tr) to make again or anew
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Word Origin and History for remade



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

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