Date: circa 1611 transitive verb to freshen or change in appearance ; refurbish intransitive verb to freshen or change a decorative scheme • redecoration nounredecorator noun

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  • redecorate — ► VERB ▪ decorate again or differently. DERIVATIVES redecoration noun …   English terms dictionary

  • redecorate — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • redecorate — [[t]ri͟ːde̱kəreɪt[/t]] redecorates, redecorating, redecorated VERB If you redecorate a room or a building, you put new paint or wallpaper on it. [V n] Americans redecorate their houses and offices every few years... Our children have left home,… …   English dictionary

  • redecorate — UK [riːˈdekəreɪt] / US [ˌrɪˈdekəˌreɪt] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms redecorate : present tense I/you/we/they redecorate he/she/it redecorates present participle redecorating past tense redecorated past participle redecorated to paint …   English dictionary

  • redecorate — [c]/riˈdɛkəreɪt/ (say ree dekuhrayt) verb (redecorated, redecorating) –verb (t) 1. to decorate again. 2. to redo the appearance of (a house, room, etc.) as by painting, wallpapering, replacing furnishings, etc.: to redecorate the bedroom. –verb… …   Australian English dictionary

  • redecorate — verb Redecorate is used with these nouns as the object: ↑bedroom, ↑house, ↑interior …   Collocations dictionary

  • redecorate — v., redecorated, redecorating. * * * …   Universalium

  • redecorate — verb a) To change the appearance of a place by renewing the decorative scheme b) To refurbish …   Wiktionary

  • redecorate — Synonyms and related words: adorn, array, beautify, bedeck, bedizen, blazon, color, dandify, deck, deck out, decorate, dizen, doll up, dress, dress up, embellish, emblazon, embroider, enrich, fig out, fix up, furbish, garnish, grace, gussy up,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • redecorate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. renovate, refurbish, restore, remodel, do over. See restoration. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. refurbish, refresh, renew, paint, restore, recondition, remodel, renovate, revamp, redo, rearrange, touch up,… …   English dictionary for students

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