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 Production has been inconsistent, and the Bears have worked to revamp personnel on that side of the ball. Brad Biggs,, 8 Sep. 2021 While this isn’t upfront, wide-scale student loan cancellation, expect the U.S. Department of Education to revamp this program to better meet the needs of student loan borrowers. Zack Friedman, Forbes, 28 Sep. 2021 That’s about to change for 2022, as the World Supersport Championship is set to revamp its rules to allow 800 cc three-cylinder and 900 cc twin-cylinder machines in the series to compete against the aging 600 cc four-cylinder contingent. Peter Jackson, Robb Report, 24 Sep. 2021 Foxwoods and the Mohegan Sun, partners in working to revamp Connecticut’s gambling business, are now competing for workers as sports betting takes shape. Stephen Singer,, 8 Sep. 2021 Weeks after the story was published, the department announced the first in a series of reforms, pledging to write new rules to revamp the program. Sasha Chavkin, ProPublica, 1 Sep. 2021 Coming off a 2-7 finish in 2020, Baylor brought in Jeff Grimes from BYU to revamp the offense with his wide zone scheme. Chuck Carlton, Dallas News, 22 Aug. 2021 The mayor has requested $3.2 million to revamp the 17-acre site, located in the Glendale neighborhood. Leia Larsen, The Salt Lake Tribune, 8 Aug. 2021 The only way out is to bite the bullet and spend the money to revamp the network now, before the problem gets worse. Nicolás Rivero, Quartz, 5 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of revamp

1850, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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18 Oct 2021

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“Revamp.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of revamp

: to make (something) better or like new again

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