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[v. ree-doo; n. ree-doo] /v. riˈdu; n. ˈriˌdu/
verb (used with object), redid, redone, redoing.
to do again; repeat.
to revise or reconstruct:
to redo the production schedule.
to redecorate or remodel; renovate:
It will cost too much to redo both the kitchen and bathroom.
noun, plural redos, redo's.
the act or an instance of redoing.
something redone.
Origin of redo
1590-1600; re- + do1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • In the necessary changes that followed practically all the central nave was redone by Bishop Guillaume de Passavant (1145-86).

    How France Built Her Cathedrals Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
  • On this were engaged at first one Lindau and Roche, who shaped it in the rough, but so badly that it had to be redone.

    Wagner as I Knew Him Ferdinand Christian Wilhelm Praeger
  • Already, in 1220, the choir had been redone and two more chapels added, making five apsidioles in all.

    How France Built Her Cathedrals Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
  • About the way that he was turning out a lot of work, because it had to be redone, therefore wasting company materials.

    Warren Commission (10 of 26): Hearings Vol. X (of 15) The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
British Dictionary definitions for redone


verb (transitive) -does, -doing, -did, -done
to do over again
(informal) to redecorate, esp thoroughly: we redid the house last summer
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for redone



also re-do, 1590s, from re- "back, again" + do (v.). Related: Redone; redoing.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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