[verb ree-zohn; noun ree-zohn, ree-zohn]

verb (used with object), re·zoned, re·zon·ing.

to reclassify (a property, neighborhood, etc.) as belonging to a different zone or being subject to different zoning restrictions.


an act or instance of rezoning; reclassification: to apply for a rezone.

Origin of rezone

First recorded in 1950–55; re- + zone Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for rezone

Contemporary Examples of rezone

  • In exchange for some favors—a euphemism for bribes—he wanted me to rezone some valuable property adjacent to the GW Bridge.

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