Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To change the appearance or furnishings of; refurbish.
  • intransitive verb To change a decorative scheme.

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  • verb To change the appearance of a place by renewing the decorative scheme
  • verb To refurbish

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb redo the decoration of an apartment or house

Etymologies

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re- + decorate

Examples

  • "A lot of boomers have been downsizing into new homes, and when you move into a new home, you need to redecorate, which is a very good thing for us," says Ellen Moreau, vice president of marketing for

    WSJ.com: What's News US

  • Like others, I try and "redecorate" for the seasons, So … I redo baths with fresh summer colors, change my warm rich colored duvey to a white cotton with bright pink pillows.

    The Inspired Room

  • Your vote has been counted and is reflected above., the 44th President of the United States of America, but the first black man, has already made the first momentous decision of his presidency, by ordering 16trillion liters of black paint to 'redecorate' the White House

    TheSpoof.com : Spoof News : Front Page

  • "redecorate" recruiting offices to send a message.

    The Minnesota Daily - mndaily.com

  • "redecorate" recruiting offices to send a message.

    The Minnesota Daily - mndaily.com

  • In the end, Rosie sends Lisa and Steve away while she and a team of minions redecorate their house.

    Una LaMarche: Pregnant in Heels Ep. 5: Serve and Deliver

  • In the end, Rosie sends Lisa and Steve away while she and a team of minions redecorate their house.

    Una LaMarche: Pregnant in Heels Ep. 5: Serve and Deliver

  • In the end, Rosie sends Lisa and Steve away while she and a team of minions redecorate their house.

    Una LaMarche: Pregnant in Heels Ep. 5: Serve and Deliver

  • Keep Thinking About Tomorrow: At our last long visit, on Valentine's Day, Gerry was planning to get cataract surgery, redecorate her home office, and visit grandson Matthew in Washington this summer when he serves as a Congressional Page.

    Jane Harman: Gerry Never Yielded

  • Keep Thinking About Tomorrow: At our last long visit, on Valentine's Day, Gerry was planning to get cataract surgery, redecorate her home office, and visit grandson Matthew in Washington this summer when he serves as a Congressional Page.

    Jane Harman: Gerry Never Yielded

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