[ verb ree-meyk; noun ree-meyk ]
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verb (used with object),re·made, re·mak·ing.
  1. to make again or anew.

  2. Movies. to film again, as a picture or screenplay.

  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

Other words from remake

  • re·mak·er, noun

Words Nearby remake Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use remake in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for remake


  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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