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 Still, Democrats facing long odds mostly led the initial push Monday to revamp Texas’ election laws. Cayla Harris,, "Lawmakers will revisit Texas election code in upcoming legislative session," 9 Nov. 2020 Last year, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who transferred from Butte College to Cal, made a seven-figure donation to revamp the football locker room and create a scholarship for a junior-college transfer each season. Rusty Simmons,, "Cal alum Rivera and his wife donate $500,000 to upgrade Bears’ softball facilities," 22 Oct. 2020 Bowen returned in the offseason to revamp a defense that allowed 32.5 points per game. Brett Vito, Denton Record-Chronicle, "UNT gameday: UNT aims to get back on track without Fine," 4 Sep. 2020 The bank was able to revamp its annual six-week program into a digital curriculum and format to ensure a safe experience. Laura Groch, San Diego Union-Tribune, "North County School News, Aug. 13," 13 Aug. 2020 Huckabee led a heroic effort during his final four years in office to revamp the public education system. Rex Nelson, Arkansas Online, "OPINION | REX NELSON: Pragmatists, part two," 8 Nov. 2020 Friendly’s had been trying to grow its carryout and delivery business and revamp its menu when the pandemic hit. Dee-ann Durbin,, "Friendly’s, citing coronavirus pandemic, files for bankruptcy; restaurants will remain open," 2 Nov. 2020 Their complaints have led to the resignations of key editors and pledges from the chief executive, Roger Lynch, and Ms. Wintour herself, to revamp Condé Nast’s hiring practices. New York Times, "The White Issue: Has Anna Wintour’s Diversity Push Come Too Late?," 24 Oct. 2020 Any agreement would include commitments from KUSA and the two security firms -- Pinkerton and Isborn Security Services -- that contracted with Dolloff to revamp hiring practices. Fox News, "Family of Colorado man killed in pro-police rally seeks answer, lawyer says," 17 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of revamp

1850, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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22 Nov 2020

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“Revamp.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of revamp

: to make (something) better or like new again

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