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[ree-mod-l] /riˈmɒd l/
verb (used with object), remodeled, remodeling or (especially British) remodelled, remodelling.
to model again.
to reconstruct; make over.
Origin of remodel
1780-90; re- + model
Related forms
remodeler; especially British, remodeller, noun
2. renew, renovate, re-create, repair. Unabridged
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Examples from the web for remodel
  • If you have not done projects such as the ones listed, starting with an attic remodel would be way too much in my opinion.
  • Still it may be too early to make plans to remodel the kitchen to include this new system.
  • He set himself first to extend and organize his own realm and to remodel his army.
  • Birth control pills appear to remodel brain structure.
  • They know home remodel contractors can be had cheaply and that they can do much of that work themselves if necessary.
  • Absolute truth closes the ability to remodel the world.
  • Art museums remodel, compete with other leisure activities.
  • The remodel improved irrigation, created more undulation on greens and more mounding around the greens.
  • He planned to remodel it and turn it into a happening place again.
  • The owner is planning a major, five-star style hotel remodel that includes a new tower with condos, the article says.
British Dictionary definitions for remodel


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

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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