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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Baxter has revamped his schedule to prepare for his match against 37-year-old Mike Dendas. Edward Lee,, "Former Towson lacrosse player Adam Baxter to make boxing debut with Haymakers for Hope to ‘knock out cancer’," 16 Sep. 2019 Jimmy Garoppolo may be scraping off the rust, but San Francisco’s revamped defense looks to be in mid-season form as the 49ers go for their first 2-0 start in seven years Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals. Si Wire,, "49ers vs. Bengals Live Stream: How to Watch Online, TV Channel, Time," 15 Sep. 2019 Three reasons Notre Dame won: OPPORTUNISTIC DEFENSE Since giving up game-opening touchdown drives of 88 and 75 yards on Labor Day night on the road, Clark Lea’s revamped defense has buckled down. Mike Berardino, Indianapolis Star, "Ian Book, defense lead Notre Dame football demolition of New Mexico," 14 Sep. 2019 Both on the feet of fashion influencers and on New York Fashion Week runways, style stars are revamping the classic jeans-and-strappy-heels pairing. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "People Are Tying Lace-Up Heels Around Their Pants and the Internet Has a LOT of Feelings About It," 12 Sep. 2019 In the United States, New York has revamped some zoning and building codes with an eye to rising seas and more extreme weather, and has begun a project to help protect parts of lower Manhattan from storm surges. Nicholas Kusnetz,, "Benefits of investing in climate adaptation far outweigh costs, commission says," 11 Sep. 2019 There's a real sense that, once again, the game has been totally revamped for the better, and this can be seen and felt throughout nearly every facet of the game, from single-player options to online modes. Brittany Vincent, CNN Underscored, "NBA 2K20 offers some of the best virtual basketball you'll ever play," 10 Sep. 2019 Patricia revamped the unit, which included signing edge rusher Trey Flowers, who posted 7.5 sacks in 2018. oregonlive, "Arizona Cardinals vs Detroit Lions ends in tie following overtime: Recap, score, stats," 8 Sep. 2019 Tesla has since revamped the hardware—the front-facing cameras and radar, the ultrasonic sensors—in its vehicles. Wired, "Feds Say Tesla Autopilot Is Partly to Blame for a 2018 Crash," 4 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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English Language Learners Definition of revamp

: to make (something) better or like new again

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to fake an opponent out of position

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