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

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revamp \ˈrē-ˌvamp, ri-ˈvamp \ noun

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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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Krantz acknowledged there could be friction over the latest change, as occurred in 2013 when town officials revamped the peddlers section of the code to specifically designate where food trucks and other mobile vendors could operate. Allan Vought, The Aegis, "Bel Air may expand food truck zone to include Main and Baltimore Pike," 13 Apr. 2018 At this year's 7th annual DC Design House, a six-bedroom, five-full and two-half bath estate just outside of Washington D.C. was completely revamped all for a cause. Sarah Bray, House Beautiful, "How A Personalityless Spare Room Gets Ready For House Guests," 29 May 2014 In March Uber agreed to pay $10 million to settle the class action and promised to revamp its pay practices and provide mentoring to female employees and workers of color. Alexia Fernández Campbell, Vox, "Uber’s HR chief steps down after reportedly ignoring racial discrimination complaints," 11 July 2018 After revamping and expanding its home section in February to appeal to more design-minded people, Walmart's plans to take furniture and decor shopping to the next level certainly haven't stopped. Taylor Mead, House Beautiful, "Walmart Just Introduced A 3-D Shop The Room Tool And It's Ingenious," 29 June 2018 The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation funded the massive effort Rand studied, using its influence and money to revamp teacher evaluations and push their importance for nearly a decade. Howard Blume,, "Group finds teachers at L.A.'s lowest-performing schools don't often get evaluated — and when they do, almost all do well," 26 June 2018 Smith said the district is always revamping and improving its safety plans. Denise Coffey, Courant Community, "Thompson To Roll Out ALICE Training," 26 June 2018 The designer was entrusted with completely revamping the label, and did so by simplifying everything. Cam Wolf, GQ, "Bottega Veneta Designer Tomas Maier Departs," 14 June 2018 Actor and activist Danny Glover will be one of the speakers at a Sacramento rally Monday kicking off a six-week national campaign aimed at revamping voting laws and bringing attention to poverty and the environment. Bob Shallit, sacbee, "Actor Danny Glover to speak at Sacramento rally | The Sacramento Bee," 13 May 2018

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First Known Use of revamp

1850, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of revamp

: to make (something) better or like new again

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