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remodel

[ree-mod-l]
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verb (used with object), re·mod·eled, re·mod·el·ing or (especially British) re·mod·elled, re·mod·el·ling.
  1. to model again.
  2. to reconstruct; make over.
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Origin of remodel

First recorded in 1780–90; re- + model
Related formsre·mod·el·er; especially British, re·mod·el·ler, noun

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Related Words

refurnishingalterationimprovementreconstructionrestorationrearrangementmodernizationredecoration

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British Dictionary definitions for remodeling

remodel

verb (riːˈmɒdəl) -els, -elling or -elled or US -els, -eling or -eled (tr)
  1. to change or alter the structure, style, or form of (something)expand and remodel the kitchen
  2. to model again in clay, wax, etc; remould
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noun (ˈriːˌmɒdəl)
  1. something that has been remodelled
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Word Origin and History for remodeling

remodel

v.

1789, from re- "back, again" + model (v.). Related: Remodeled; remodeling.

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remodeling in Medicine

remodeling

(rē-mŏdl-ĭng)
n.
  1. A cyclical process by which bone maintains a dynamic steady state through resorption and formation of a small amount of bone at the same site.
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