re·​vamp | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈvamp \
revamped; revamping; revamps

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revamp \ ˈrē-​ˌvamp , 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

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One of his top priorities at Interior has been revamping the way the U.S. protects vulnerable animals under the Endangered Species Act. Jennifer A. Dlouhy, The Seattle Times, "Zinke’s departure puts Interior in hands of former oil lobbyist," 17 Dec. 2018 Joanna is also constantly revamping her own spaces to fit the needs of her family. Jessica Leigh Mattern, Country Living, "Joanna Gaines Reveals Whether She and Chip Would Ever Sell Their Farmhouse," 25 Nov. 2018 Now, deep cuts to programs, services and debt, revenue increases, reforms to critical infrastructure, revamping outdated government structures and eliminating barriers to job creation are all necessary... Washington Post, "Puerto Rico faces austerity measures amid budget wrangling," 29 June 2018 Cordeiro has said that revamping the technical department and improving the pipeline for the next generation of players will be key priorities for U.S. Soccer moving forward. Jamie Goldberg,, "As World Cup takes center stage, US Soccer must put failure aside and find a path forward," 11 June 2018 Since then, United has been revamping the program, including implementing new restrictions to take effect June 18. Michelle Gant, Fox News, "United makes short-term exception to transportation of military pets," 1 June 2018 With the possibility of Florida college sports teams competing in states with legalized sports betting in mind, coaches and athletics directors believe revamping education for players, coaches and officials will be necessary moving forward. Safid Deen,, "ACC in favor of education for players, officials before states legalize sports betting," 17 May 2018 Seven & i has been revamping its department and superstore divisions, which contribute little to profit., "7-Eleven Owner Forecasts Profit to Grow Amid Overseas Push," 5 Apr. 2018 But revamping the votership will be key for the wins. Gail Mitchell, Billboard, "Recording Academy Seeks New Voters as Hip-Hop Looks to Turn Grammy Nominations Into Wins," 1 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of revamp

1850, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of revamp was in 1850

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English Language Learners Definition of revamp

: to make (something) better or like new again

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to express emotion in a dramatic way

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