re·​vamp | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈvamp How to pronounce revamp (audio) \
revamped; revamping; revamps

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revamp \ ˈrē-​ˌvamp How to pronounce revamp (audio) , ri-​ˈvamp \ noun

Examples of revamp in a Sentence

The company has revamped the design of its best-selling car. the automaker is revamping a number of its cars in an effort to make them more appealing to younger consumers
Recent Examples on the Web Following the suicide of Jeffery Epstein at the Metropolitan Correctional Center, there were calls to revamp BOP totally, and former Attorney General Barr brought in former Director Kathleen Hawk Sawyer to run the agency. Luke Barr, ABC News, 17 Nov. 2021 Against this backdrop, Miami Carnival organizers had to revamp the precautionary measures for the three-day event that originally would only have required attendees to show proof of vaccination, Hinkson-Justin said. Francisco Alvarado, Rolling Stone, 11 Oct. 2021 The kind of hybrid clothing Dai designs suits this transitional era in which professionals have to revamp their wardrobe but aren't keen on squeezing back into their old office uniforms. Megan Cerullo, CBS News, 21 July 2021 Going forward, marketers will have to revamp their data strategies, while adtech vendors and other companies are hurrying to find alternative ways to reach consumers. Sahil Patel, WSJ, 13 Apr. 2021 Many could still endure a delay in receiving the funds because the state Employment Development Department has to revamp its systems with all the intricacies of the new regulations. Carolyn Said, San Francisco Chronicle, 12 Mar. 2021 The pandemic forced the cancellation of promotional events and pre-Cup races in the US and Europe, while teams also had to revamp their training regimens. Michael Verdon, Robb Report, 10 Mar. 2021 Three years into a 10-year affordable housing plan, San Antonio wants to revamp its goals for rental units and homeownership, with officials saying the city already has surpassed many of the targets set initially. Megan Stringer, San Antonio Express-News, 4 Nov. 2021 Your company can revamp the customer experience by redesigning the look and feel of follow-up emails and forms on your website. Expert Panel®, Forbes, 26 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of revamp

1850, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Revamp.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of revamp

: to make (something) better or like new again

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