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

Example Sentences

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 Unsatisfied with the condition of the restaurant and its employees' work ethic, Ramsay helped Jackson revamp his restaurant with new furnishings and a fresh new menu. Kimberlee Speakman, Peoplemag, 28 Feb. 2023 Additionally, the group plans to revamp the menu with options like a spinach and cheese omelet and mushroom toast on offer, according to Gothamist. Alison Fox, Travel + Leisure, 17 Feb. 2023 Many want to revamp facilities to modernize door locks, security cameras and window protection. Dallas News, 4 Nov. 2022 The Biden administration, despite diplomatic setbacks, wants to revamp the 2015 multinational pact that limited Iran’s ability to build nuclear weapons. Noah Bierman, Los Angeles Times, 13 July 2022 Fortunately, House Beautiful has the answers to all of your questions below, including one major advantage of having a farmhouse sink that will leave you wanting to revamp your kitchen. Mary Elizabeth Andriotis, House Beautiful, 27 Apr. 2022 The opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma, beleaguered and in financial trouble, wanted to revamp its business, and an executive there sought out Dr. Smith. New York Times, 13 Apr. 2022 This also appears to be only the first among the many Partition monuments that the Narendra Modi government wants to revamp. Manavi Kapur, Quartz, 11 Sep. 2021 So Madruga hired nonunion teams to clear debris from the interior and sought a tenant who might pay to revamp the building. Michael Kimmelman, New York Times, 15 Feb. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1850, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of revamp was in 1850

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“Revamp.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Mar. 2023.

Kids Definition


re·​vamp (ˈ)rē-ˈvamp How to pronounce revamp (audio)
: to make like new again : renovate

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