revamp

verb
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

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The Police Commissioner is then forced to consider revamping the NYPD's health exam. Jennifer Aldrich, Country Living, "'Blue Bloods' Reveals Jamie Is Not Happy With Eddie for the Strangest Reason," 5 Apr. 2019 Dick’s is one of several companies who are revamping technology to suit the millennial workforce. Sara Castellanos, WSJ, "Dick’s Tech Chief Goes All Out on In-House Software," 26 Mar. 2019 To make all of our wildest beauty dreams come true (including a barely-there glow if that’s more your thing), designer makeup brands reimagined, revamped, and reinvented everything for eyes, lips, and cheeks. Glamour, "Beauty Awards: The 22 Best Makeup Products of the Year," 25 Mar. 2019 Consider this Spanish-style home in Griffith Park, Los Angeles, that Frances Merrill of Reath Design revamped for a television screenwriter-producer and his wife and two daughters. Vanessa Lawrence, ELLE Decor, "Reath Design Crafts a Bright, Elegant Home for a Young Family," 22 Mar. 2019 That legacy starts with Snow White in 1937, and extends all the way through 2019's revamped take on female heroines in Ralph Breaks the Internet. Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, "Voice Actress Jodi Benson on Being Ariel and Three Decades of Feminist Princesses," 27 Feb. 2019 Created by Simon Strauss and fully funded by a Kickstarter campaign, this insanely intricate diorama lamp is the revamp your bedside table (or any table, really) needs. Elizabeth Gulino, House Beautiful, "This Paper Diorama Lamp Is Exactly What You Need to Lighten Up Your Home," 21 Feb. 2019 L’Avenue Saks Fifth Avenue, 611 Fifth Avenue Saks Fifth Avenue revamps the retail restaurant concept with L’Avenue, the American outpost of the famed French restaurant in Paris’s 8th arrondissement. Elise Taylor, Vogue, "The New York City Restaurants to Know This Winter," 4 Feb. 2019 What finally helped me revamp my terrible sleep habits was testing out Fishers Finery’s Silk Therapeutic Sleep Mask ($20, amazon.com). Blake Bakkila, Good Housekeeping, "This $20 Sleep Mask Helped Me Get the Best Sleep of My Life," 14 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of revamp

1850, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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revamp

verb

English Language Learners Definition of revamp

: to make (something) better or like new again

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