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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 for remodelled

rehabilitate, upgrade, overhaul, restore, rebuild, refurbish, revamp, renovate, recondition, modernize, remake, redesign, repair, rejuvenate, fix, recreate, recast, reassemble

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Historical Examples of remodelled

  • He divided the militia into regiments, and remodelled the artillery.

    The Coinages of the Channel Islands

    B. Lowsley

  • When she had been remodelled, her entire appearance was changed.

  • The corporation had, like the other corporations of Ireland, been remodelled.

  • It was entirely restored and remodelled in 1861 at a cost of £3,300.

    Mayfair, Belgravia, and Bayswater

    Geraldine Edith Mitton

  • He also remodelled the monks' dormitory, which he made into a library.

    Westminster Abbey

    Mrs. A. Murray Smith


British Dictionary definitions for remodelled

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 remodelled

remodel

v.

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

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