remake

[ verb ree-meyk; noun ree-meyk ]
/ verb riˈmeɪk; noun ˈriˌmeɪk /

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

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

noun

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.

Nearby words

  1. remainder,
  2. remainderman,
  3. remaining,
  4. remains,
  5. remak's sign,
  6. reman,
  7. remand,
  8. remand centre,
  9. remand home,
  10. remanence

Origin of remake

First recorded in 1625–35; re- + make1

Related formsre·mak·er, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for remake

remake

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 remake

remake

v.

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

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