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

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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
Recent Examples on the Web Beginning with Origins, Ubisoft revamped the Assassin’s Creed series to include more role-playing elements. Elise Favis, Washington Post, "10 open-world games we want for Nintendo Switch," 4 Mar. 2020 Alamo Tamale recently revamped its location at 809 Berry Rd. Marcy De Luna, Houston Chronicle, "Alamo Tamales on Navigation to close its doors," 15 Nov. 2019 The Florida Legislature revamped the program last year, shrinking the bonuses down to $2,500 or $1,000 compared to the $7,200 payouts in 2018 and tying them to the complicated formula used to grade schools A-to-F. Leslie Postal,, "DeSantis proposes biggest bonuses for teachers who work with low-income students," 13 Nov. 2019 Then, in 2017, the team revamped the Old Capitol Grill, which was built in 1863 and served as the capitol of the Colorado Territory in the 1860s. Josie Sexton, The Denver Post, "Golden’s food scene is blowing up. Here’s what you should be eating there right now.," 13 Nov. 2019 Instead, the company revamped the luxury compact SUV and gave the model coming out in 2020 a new nameplate — the Corsair. Grace Schneider, The Courier-Journal, "Ford's 12,000 Louisville workers will get to vote soon on new 4-year contract," 31 Oct. 2019 San Diego revamped its fire-preparedness systems after the 2007 Witch fire, which destroyed more than 1,000 homes and killed two people. James Rainey, Los Angeles Times, "PG&E’s blackouts were ‘not surgical by any stretch.’ Its systems may be to blame," 11 Oct. 2019 The Vikings revamped the offensive staff around him, retaining Kevin Stefanski as offensive coordinator and hiring Gary Kubiak and his crew from Denver to build a system that would bring out Cousins’ strengths and mitigate his weaknesses. Jerry Mcdonald, The Mercury News, "Behind enemy lines, Raiders vs. Vikings Five questions with opposing beat writer," 17 Sep. 2019 The magazine’s revamped look signals a new chapter in its creative evolution, encompassing a new logo and a fresh approach to typography, layout, photography, and illustration. Press Release, The New Republic, "The New Republic Announces New Hires, Podcast and Launches New Visual Identity with March Issue," 20 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of revamp

1850, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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6 Apr 2020

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“Revamp.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Apr. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of revamp

: to make (something) better or like new again

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