make over

make over
verb
1. use again in altered form (Freq. 1)
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retread an old plot

Syn: ↑rework, ↑retread
Hypernyms: ↑work, ↑work on, ↑process
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

2. make new (Freq. 1)
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She is remaking her image

Syn: ↑remake, ↑refashion, ↑redo
Derivationally related forms: ↑makeover, ↑remake (for: ↑remake)
Hypernyms: ↑produce, ↑make, ↑create
Hyponyms: ↑recast, ↑reforge, ↑remodel
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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make over [phrasal verb]
1 make (something or someone) over or make over (something or someone) : to change the appearance of (something or someone)

We made the whole house over so it looked more modern.

— see also makeover
2 make (something) over or make over (something) : to give (property) to another person in an official or legal way

He made the ranch/shares over to his eldest son.

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Main Entry:make

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • make\ over — v 1. To change by law something from one owner to another owner; change the name on the title (lawful paper) from one owner to another. Mr. Brown made over the title to the car to Mr. Jones. 2. To make something look different; change the style… …   Словарь американских идиом

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  • make-over — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: make over : something that is made over or made afresh: as a. : an altered or restyled garment b. : revised or fresh news copy for a new edition of a newspaper …   Useful english dictionary

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