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 The case at the time provoked shock in Japan and the government promised to revamp laws governing online abuse, but Tuesday’s verdict struck fans of Kimura as far too lenient. Washington Post, "Japanese star Hana Kimura likely took her own life after relentless trolling. One man who targeted her was just fined $81.," 31 Mar. 2021 Lubelfeld said the decision to revamp Northwood was based on concerns raised by the community. Atavia Gibson,, "Northwood Middle School students return to ‘new and improved’ campus in Highland Park," 2 Apr. 2021 Mosby and others said that the racial justice protests of last summer provided further momentum for the need to revamp the justice system. Washington Post, "After crime plummeted in 2020, Baltimore will stop drug, sex prosecutions," 26 Mar. 2021 Ohioans saw after the second stimulus package was signed in December, as state officials needed time to revamp their computer system to accommodate a number of policy changes. cleveland, "Judge dismisses Ohio Attorney General Yost’s U.S. Census Bureau case: Capitol Letter," 25 Mar. 2021 Biden has promised to revamp the nation's testing system by investing billions more in supplies and government coordination. Compiled Democrat-gazette Staff From Wire Reports, Arkansas Online, "FDA signs off on third shot to fight virus," 28 Feb. 2021 South metro bus riders could see significant changes on several local and express routes as Metro Transit looks to revamp service in conjunction with the opening of the metro area's next rapid bus line. Tim Harlow, Star Tribune, "Metro Transit eyes major changes to south metro bus routes with opening of Orange Line," 25 Jan. 2021 Led by a new activist firm called Engine No. 1, investors are pushing Exxon to rein in its massive spending ambitions, revamp executive pay and explore a push into clean energy. Julia Horowitz, CNN, "Wall Street won't stop betting on the Fed," 16 Dec. 2020 But when Boler Davis and other executives grasped the scope of the pandemic, Amazon started spending like mad—$4 billion in the second quarter alone—to revamp procedures and add safeguards. Aaron Pressman, Fortune, "This ace engineer powered Amazon through the COVID crisis," 19 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of revamp

1850, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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3 May 2021

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“Revamp.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of revamp

: to make (something) better or like new again

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