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

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 There is a perception that AI will ultimately cause a permanent shift in labor demand that will disrupt the work life of millions of Americans whose jobs will be lost, diminished or revamped partly through artificial intelligence. Jack Kelly, Forbes, 30 Nov. 2023 But the company revamped it and released the Always Pan 2.0, which reviewer Louryn Strampe owns and wholeheartedly adores. Scott Gilbertson, WIRED, 27 Nov. 2023 But special elections are costly, one of the biggest arguments against revamping the process. Ovetta Wiggins, Washington Post, 26 Nov. 2023 It has since been comprehensively revamped, rebranded as the Whispering Sands Beach Estate, and put up for sale with a $23.8 million price tag. Mark David, Robb Report, 24 Nov. 2023 Networks and streamers are taking safer bets, often focusing on revamping existing intellectual property. Ryan Faughnder, Los Angeles Times, 21 Nov. 2023 Don’t miss out on the opportunity to revamp your beauty routine and achieve a fresh and radiant look this holiday season. Kathy Barr, Rolling Stone, 21 Nov. 2023 Now with China mired in an unyielding property crisis, policymakers want to revamp aging urban neighborhoods like Paibang to kick-start construction and spur local economies. Keith Bradsher, New York Times, 17 Nov. 2023 Hilton took over the former Grand Pacific Palisades Resort that overlooks the Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch and re-branded the 90-room resort and revamped its restaurant. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 17 Nov. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

Kids Definition


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

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