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
Recent Examples on the Web Ars: There have been calls about revamping high school mathematical curricula to teach statistics, for example, as opposed to algebra and calculus. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, "Limits, schlimits: It’s time to rethink how we teach calculus," 10 Nov. 2019 Business executives are also donating to Ms. Warren’s more moderate challengers, hoping to boost candidates with less transformative visions for revamping the economy. New York Times, "As Warren Gains in Race, Wall Street Sounds the Alarm," 4 Nov. 2019 Beyond revamping the formula, the bill would create a fund with up to $10 million annually for grants toward school-improvement efforts, and increase spending on school construction projects. BostonGlobe.com, "The Massachusetts House of Representatives unanimously passed sweeping legislation Wednesday to overhaul the state’s antiquated education funding system, setting up a clash with the Senate about how much power state officials should be given over the $1.4 billion in proposed additional state aid.," 24 Oct. 2019 Fernandez’s domestic legitimacy will rely heavily on revamping the struggling economy. Fox News, "Trump ally Mauricio Macri set to lose Argentina election to Cristina Kirchner-backed left-wing rival," 23 Oct. 2019 Jackson Investment Group owns the building, and Forza Commercial Real Estate is working on revamping the tasting room. Domenica Bongiovanni, Indianapolis Star, "Hotel Tango is opening a tasting room in Zionsville — and will serve more than cocktails," 17 Oct. 2019 Utah was a big offseason winner after revamping a solid roster around Mitchell and Rudy Gobert. Matt Eppers, USA TODAY, "NBA preview: 25 most interesting players for the 2019-20 season," 15 Oct. 2019 Lots of doings in Vancouver, where the Canucks are marking their 50th season by revamping their uniform set. Paul Lukas, SI.com, "Uni Watch NHL 2019–20 Season Preview," 30 Sep. 2019 All will have to overcome practical problems such as revamping electrical grids to keep pace with the proliferation of rooftop solar. Noelle Swan, Scientific American, "Hawaii Wants to Lead the Renewable Revolution," 21 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of revamp

1850, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of revamp was in 1850

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revamp

verb
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English Language Learners Definition of revamp

: to make (something) better or like new again

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