renovate

[ren-uh-veyt]
verb (used with object), renovated, renovating.
1.
to restore to good condition; make new or as if new again; repair.
2.
to reinvigorate; refresh; revive.
adjective
3.
Archaic. renovated.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English (adj.) < Latin renovātus (past participle of renovāre), equivalent to re- re- + nov(us) new + -ātus -ate1

renovatable, adjective
renovatingly, adverb
renovation, noun
renovative, adjective
renovator, noun
unrenovated, adjective
unrenovative, adjective


1. See renew.
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renovate (ˈrɛnəˌveɪt)
 
vb
1.  to restore (something) to good condition: to renovate paintings
2.  to revive or refresh (one's spirits, health, etc)
 
[C16: from Latin renovāre, from re- + novāre to make new, from novusnew]
 
reno'vation
 
n
 
'renovative
 
adj
 
'renovator
 
n

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renovate
1520s; see renovation.
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Example sentences
Currently all but one stations have platforms that do not align up with the
  low-floor insert and therefore need to be renovated.
The one provision was that it be renovated to reflect the change in ideology.
The interior has been renovated repeatedly over the past century.
The museum restored the mural and it has been on exhibit ever since, even
  traveling while the museum was renovated.
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