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

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Several streets in Griffith will now have limited or prohibited parking after the Town Council revamped several ordinances. Michelle L. Quinn, Post-Tribune, "Parking adjustments decided in Griffith," 5 June 2019 Both, however, were convicted — and later registered as lobbyists — before the Legislature revamped the law in 2009. Andrea Estes,, "Convicted of corruption, DiMasi now wants to be a lobbyist. The state has other ideas," 5 June 2019 At issue is a program that was revamped under this administration. Jennifer Griffin, Fox News, "New VA secretary warns Trump's signature program could collapse without fix," 3 Aug. 2018 Glossier has always prided itself on listening to customer feedback — that's how the lip-and-eye cream was developed — and, according to Souto, the brand plans to keep revamping its products to meet customer needs. Leah Prinzivalli, Allure, "Glossier Is Relaunching Its Famous Supers Serums in a Larger Size — Without Upping the Price," 13 May 2019 Must-visit properties have taken the opportunity to rebuild as a way to revamp, making improvements to their offerings and investments in their rooms and grounds. Carrie Goldberg, Harper's BAZAAR, "The 19 Best Places to Travel in 2019," 10 Jan. 2019 Golden State WarriorsMom was charmed by Stephen Curry and Steve Kerr Sports // Golden State WarriorsWarriors and revamped Lakers? Ann Killion,, "No sarcastic laughter on Warriors’ draft night now," 22 June 2018 Panton got his start working for furniture designer Arne Jacobsen and his first major commission came from his father, who owned an inn and tasked him with revamping its restaurant in 1958. Diana Budds, Curbed, "Inside the maximalist, kaleidoscopic interiors of Verner Panton," 4 Sep. 2018 From Banana Boat to Coppertone, major sunscreen brands will soon have to revamp their products or stop selling them in Hawaii., "No more plastic straws in Seattle," 2 July 2018

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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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English Language Learners Definition of revamp

: to make (something) better or like new again

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