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make over

part of speech: phrase
definition 1: to alter or redesign (something), usually to a great extent.
The mayor wants to make over the whole downtown area.They want to make over the backyard and put in a swimming pool.She made over her grandmother's wedding dress so she could wear it to her own wedding.
definition 2: to create a new appearance or persona for (a person).
When the makeup artist made her over, she wasn't sure she liked her new look better.She was a shy girl from a small town when she came to Hollywood, but the film studio made her over so that she appeared glamorous and sophisticated.
definition 3: to transfer (something) from one party to another party officially.
She made over the property to her granddaughter.