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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 remodelling

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 remodelling

  • He pushed on the remodelling of the army eagerly and indefatigably.

    The History of England from the Accession of James II.

    Thomas Babington Macaulay

  • One of its early enactments was the remodelling of the Polish army.


    Monica Mary Gardner

  • He had at last taken his character into his hands and was contemplating its remodelling.

    Sunlight Patch

    Credo Fitch Harris

  • All windows, doors and interiors date from remodelling after the fire.


    Tony P. Wrenn

  • At the time of remodelling, it was removed and brought to the Parker home.

    Historic Homes

    Mary H. Northend

British Dictionary definitions for remodelling


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 remodelling



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

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