Definitions

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  • verb To refashion something in a new style or shape in order to fit another purpose.
  • verb To give another name, designation or title to something.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Many years after critics scoffed at the 1945 movie as a silly weepy, Marxists led the fight to restyle "Mildred Piece," most notably as a brilliant, ironic parody of the striving and delusional petit bourgeoisie.

    Mommie Mildred Dearest

  • Honda plans to restyle the car's front and rear ends, make its interior more plush and luxurious, and boost its fuel economy in hopes of reaching 40 miles per gallon in highway driving, said the dealers, attending a conference here.

    Honda Rushes to Give Civic a Boost

  • Who wants the Jonas Bros. to help restyle the Net? a. Yahoo's Carol Bartz

    News quiz: The week in tech

  • It seemed like an apropos day to restyle or possibly obliterate my blog.

    Happy Easter Monday and/or Qingming Day

  • Who wants the Jonas Bros. to help restyle the Net?

    News quiz: The week in tech

  • You lose the ability to restyle things drastically by changing just the stylesheet, they say.

    On using tables for html layouts : #comments

  • September is National Sewing Month, and in this era of tighter budgets and heightened environmental awareness, the Sewing & Craft Alliance and the American Sewing Guild are encouraging sewers to "reuse, remake, restyle" their old favorites into something new.

    During National Sewing Month, make old household items new again

  • September is National Sewing Month, and in this era of tighter budgets and heightened environmental awareness, the Sewing & Craft Alliance and the American Sewing Guild are encouraging sewers to "reuse, remake, restyle" their old favorites into something new.

    During National Sewing Month, make old household items new again

  • McCain & Co. can dress up that gal in a $2500 Valentino jacket, a clinging black skirt and a pair of Paris Hilton's favorite Naughty Monkey high heels (average price about $100), wind her up and send her out on the campaign trail looking like $150,000 ... but they cannot restyle a woman who believes the core of geopolitical/national security experience is "seeing Russia" from her yard.

    Linda Hansen: Sarah Palin: "Ya Think This Six-Figure Wardrobe Makes Me Look Phat?"

  • I thought she looked fantastic - I thought it did her the world of good and now I'm getting lots of offers to restyle the hair of women of her age, she said via satellite from Las Vegas, where she's judging the Miss USA pageant.

    Heather Mills' New Tirade: Wishes Paul's Three Girlfriends Luck

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