Etymology
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remake (v.)

also re-make, "make anew, reconstruct," 1630s, from re- "back, again" + make (v.). Related: Remade; remaking. As a noun, in reference to movies, "a new making of a film or script (typically with different actors)," by 1933 ("Smilin' Through"). The verb was used of movies by 1910s).

updated on June 27, 2021

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Definitions of remake from WordNet
1
remake (v.)
make new;
Synonyms: refashion / redo / make over
2
remake (n.)
creation that is created again or anew;
it is a remake of an old film
Synonyms: remaking
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.