re·​vamp | \(ˌ)rē-ˈvamp \
revamped; revamping; revamps

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revamp \ˈrē-​ˌvamp, 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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Then, Dawson came back for a single, revamped season. Tyler Mccarthy, Fox News, "From Richard Dawson to Steve Harvey: The long history of 'Family Feud' and why viewers keep tuning in," 19 July 2018 But facing potentially dramatic impacts in the years ahead if membership declines, and with it their dues, unions are also revamping their operations for the 2018 election cycle and beyond. Alexei Koseff, sacbee, "After 'wake-up call' from Supreme Court, California unions face tough political choices," 3 July 2018 Turkish champions Galatasaray have revamped their interest in Leicester City winger Ahmed Musa., "Galatasaray Chasing Leicester World Cup Star With Attacker '50%' Likely to Make Transfer," 2 July 2018 Over the next 78 years, the two have met again and again: often as enemies, sometimes as allies, occasionally with revamped back stories, as comic books do. George Gene Gustines, New York Times, "It Just Wasn’t Meant to Be, Batman," 1 July 2018 With a sleek desk, eye-catching wallpaper, DIY shelves, and a striking chandelier, a space of miscellaneous fashion finds revamps into a modern office nook. Lauren Sheffield, Harper's BAZAAR, "Watch a Closet Be Completely Transformed Into a Glamorous Office Space," 26 July 2018 Even candyfloss babes can revamp their hair game for fall. Lillian Chen, Seventeen, "8 Super Cute Fall Hair Color Trends That Will Make You Crave a PSL," 23 July 2018 Harris’ challenge to revamp ICE, Schickler said, is likely to create a dividing line between liberal and moderate Democrats on immigration law enforcement, much as the issue of a single-payer model on health care has cleaved the party. Joe Garofoli,, "Kamala Harris out front on new litmus test for Dems: What to do about ICE?," 25 June 2018 Plans to revamp the Long Reach Village Center were approved by the county’s Zoning Board last month and similar plans to overhaul the Hickory Ridge Village Center await approval. Kate Magill, Columbia Flier, "Once again, an Oakland Mills Village Center grocery closes," 25 June 2018

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First Known Use of revamp

1850, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of revamp

: to make (something) better or like new again

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