Definition of replan in English:


transitive verbtransitive verb replans, transitive verb replanning, transitive verb replanned

[with object]
  • Plan (something, especially the layout of buildings or cities) differently or again.

    ‘The centre of the town was replanned and this building replaced by a great basilica and forum stretching from Lombard Street on the east to Lime Street on the west.’
    • ‘Wren replanned the entire city and supervised the rebuilding of 51 churches.’
    • ‘Community centers, however, were part of a much larger interest in replanning American cities and towns.’
    • ‘Tying development rights to the provision of services is what Toronto city council did in the mid-1970s when it replanned the downtown by relating the amount of office space that could be built to the capacity of the transit system.’
    • ‘Here we are looking at another change, yet we have ideas of replanning the town centre.’
    • ‘The kitchen was replanned and internal doors removed to make the house more open.’
    • ‘It was replanned in marble after the battle of Marathon in 490 bc, but it was not constructed in its final form until 447-432 BC when it became the centre-piece of Pericles' scheme for the Acropolis.’
    • ‘Comprehensive refurbishment has upgraded the exterior, inserted new sash window frames and an over-light to the panelled door, and replanned the interior to provide two bedrooms, an upper floor bathroom and toilet.’
    • ‘While other cities across Europe were carelessly disembowelled, he spent decades sensitively replanning Urbino, showing how history and modern life could be reconciled.’
    • ‘Front-of-house spaces have been replanned to make them lighter, larger and connect more coherently with Sloane Square.’
    • ‘You may need to replan safety weekly or even daily in some cases, depending on the circumstances and how the job is going.’
    • ‘Indeed, at one time, says Bryant, ‘if we decided the economy was going soft, we needed 35 days to replan our factories.’’
    • ‘At least a couple of times during the day, the audit team should meet and share facts, tentative conclusions, and problems and to replan the rest of the audit.’
    • ‘Unnecessary and unsightly accretions have been stripped away and the building replanned to accommodate new teaching spaces and laboratories.’
    • ‘Everybody these days is looking for ways in which to reduce maintenance work and any fundamental replanning on these lines could well be done at this stage.’
    • ‘Throughout northern Italy, the settlement pattern centred on the villa began to decline during the fifth century, but down to the middle of the sixth century some settlement complexes were partially and selectively replanned.’
    • ‘Perimeter circuits, for water, steam, and gas supplies, allow for flexible laboratory replanning and there are no suspended ceilings, to simplify maintenance.’
    • ‘There are certainly a lot of things that could be done by the municipal government to improve the current situation, such as building more railways, replanning bus routes or applying a rush-hour pricing policy.’
    • ‘It seems clear that the current Civic Centre is in need of replanning due to serious overcrowding, overloaded equipment systems and ‘low quality building fabric in need of refurbishment‘.’
    • ‘Sensitive replanning by the local community to re-establish views from the main road and linking the mosque to the village would improve the quality of life for residents and encourage tourists to return to Khirki.’



/rēˈplan/ /riˈplæn/