To change the way something looks or functions is to redesign it. If you use a wheelchair, you might need to redesign your new apartment to make it easier to get around.

An architect might redesign a school building so it meets the current codes for being accessible — adding elevators, ramps, and new bathrooms, for example. Or you might redesign your dorm room, simply by moving the furniture around and attaching a disco ball to the ceiling. Clothing designers, in turn, sometimes redesign old favorites, like when they redesign jeans so they have a higher waist or a slimmer fit.

Definitions of redesign
  1. verb
    design anew, make a new design for
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    type of:
    design, plan
    make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form
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