Definition of Renovate

1. Verb. Restore to a previous or better condition. "They renovated the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel"

Exact synonyms: Restitute
Generic synonyms: Regenerate, Renew
Derivative terms: Renovation, Renovation, Renovator, Restitution



2. Verb. Make brighter and prettier. "My wife wants us to renovate"
Exact synonyms: Freshen Up, Refurbish
Specialized synonyms: Gentrify
Generic synonyms: Regenerate, Renew
Derivative terms: Refurbishment, Renovation, Renovation

3. Verb. Give new life or energy to. "This treatment repaired my health"

Definition of Renovate

1. v. t. To make over again; to restore to freshness or vigor; to renew.

Definition of Renovate

1. Verb. To renew; to revamp something to make it look new again. ¹

2. Verb. To tear down and rebuild. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Renovate

1. to make like new [v -VATED, -VATING, -VATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Renovate

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renouncement
renouncements
renouncer
renouncers
renounces
renouncing
renourish
renourished
renourishes
renourishing
renourishment
renourishments
renovascular
renovascular hypertension
renovate (current term)
renovated
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renovations
renovative
renovator
renovators
renovel
renovelance
renovelances
renovelled
renovelling
renovels

Literary usage of Renovate

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1. Diary of George Mifflin Dallas: While United States Minister to Russia 1837 by George Mifflin Dallas (1892)
"His true reason is the known lack of funds to renovate and modernize. The furniture is costly and beautiful, but not in the reigning fashion. ..."

2. Georgical Essays by Alexander Hunter (1803)
"... being perfectly ripe, and totally uninjured by the heating of the hay. XIV. How to renovate an old Mulberry-tree*. It often happens that old ..."

3. The Improved Housewife: Or Book of Receipts, with Engravings for Marketing by A. L. Webster (1855)
"To renovate Rusty Italian Crape. Dissolve in half a pint of skim milk and water an inch square of glue; take it from the fire, rinse the crape in vinegar to ..."

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