redecorate


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re·dec·o·rate

 (rē-dĕk′ə-rāt′)
v. re·dec·o·rat·ed, re·dec·o·rat·ing, re·dec·o·rates
v.tr.
To change the appearance or furnishings of; refurbish.
v.intr.
To change a decorative scheme.

re·dec′o·ra′tion n.
re·dec′o·ra′tor n.

redecorate

(riːˈdɛkəˌreɪt)
vb
to paint or wallpaper (a room, house, etc) again
reˌdecoˈration n

re•dec•o•rate

(riˈdɛk əˌreɪt)
v. -rat•ed, -rat•ing. v.t.
1. to decorate (a room, house, etc.) anew, as by repainting or refurnishing.
v.i.
2. to change the décor.
re•dec`o•ra′tion, n.
refurbish, refurnish, redecorate, renovate - Refurbish means to "clean up again," refurnish means "to provide with new furnishings," redecorate means "to add new decoration(s)," and renovate means "renew or restore to as-new condition."
See also related terms for provide.

redecorate


Past participle: redecorated
Gerund: redecorating

Imperative
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Present
I redecorate
you redecorate
he/she/it redecorates
we redecorate
you redecorate
they redecorate
Preterite
I redecorated
you redecorated
he/she/it redecorated
we redecorated
you redecorated
they redecorated
Present Continuous
I am redecorating
you are redecorating
he/she/it is redecorating
we are redecorating
you are redecorating
they are redecorating
Present Perfect
I have redecorated
you have redecorated
he/she/it has redecorated
we have redecorated
you have redecorated
they have redecorated
Past Continuous
I was redecorating
you were redecorating
he/she/it was redecorating
we were redecorating
you were redecorating
they were redecorating
Past Perfect
I had redecorated
you had redecorated
he/she/it had redecorated
we had redecorated
you had redecorated
they had redecorated
Future
I will redecorate
you will redecorate
he/she/it will redecorate
we will redecorate
you will redecorate
they will redecorate
Future Perfect
I will have redecorated
you will have redecorated
he/she/it will have redecorated
we will have redecorated
you will have redecorated
they will have redecorated
Future Continuous
I will be redecorating
you will be redecorating
he/she/it will be redecorating
we will be redecorating
you will be redecorating
they will be redecorating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been redecorating
you have been redecorating
he/she/it has been redecorating
we have been redecorating
you have been redecorating
they have been redecorating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been redecorating
you will have been redecorating
he/she/it will have been redecorating
we will have been redecorating
you will have been redecorating
they will have been redecorating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been redecorating
you had been redecorating
he/she/it had been redecorating
we had been redecorating
you had been redecorating
they had been redecorating
Conditional
I would redecorate
you would redecorate
he/she/it would redecorate
we would redecorate
you would redecorate
they would redecorate
Past Conditional
I would have redecorated
you would have redecorated
he/she/it would have redecorated
we would have redecorated
you would have redecorated
they would have redecorated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.redecorate - redo the decoration of an apartment or house
adorn, decorate, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify - make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day"

redecorate

verb refurbish, paint, renovate, do up (informal), furbish Americans redecorate their houses and offices every few years.
Translations
malovat
nyistandsætte
tapetoida tai maalata seinät uudelleen
preurediti
改装する
개장하다
måla/tapetsera om
ตกแต่งใหม่
trang trí lại

redecorate

[ˈriːˈdekəreɪt] VT [+ room, house] → redecorar, renovar el decorado de; (with paint) → pintar de nuevo; (with wallpaper) → volver a empapelar

redecorate

[ˌriːˈdɛkəreɪt]
vtrefaire à neuf, remettre à neuf
vi (re-do the paintwork and walls)refaire les murs à neuf; (renew the wallpaper)refaire le papier peint, refaire les tapisseries

redecorate

vi (= paper)neu tapezieren; (= paint)neu streichen; we’ll have to redecoratewir müssen das Haus/die Wohnung etc neu machen (inf)
vt (= paper)neu tapezieren; (= paint)neu streichen

redecorate

[ˌriːˈdɛkəˌreɪt] vttinteggiare (e tappezzare) di nuovo

redecorate

يُعْيدُ تَزْيِيـن malovat nyistandsætte renovieren ανακαινίζω pintar de nuevo tapetoida tai maalata seinät uudelleen redécorer preurediti ridecorare 改装する 개장하다 opknappen pusse opp odnowić redecorar произвести косметический ремонт помещения måla/tapetsera om ตกแต่งใหม่ yeniden dekore etmek trang trí lại 再装修
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