What does renovate mean?

Definitions for renovate
ˈrɛn əˌveɪtren·o·vate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. renovate, restitute(verb)

    restore to a previous or better condition

    "They renovated the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel"

  2. refurbish, renovate, freshen up(verb)

    make brighter and prettier

    "we refurbished the guest wing"; "My wife wants us to renovate"

  3. animate, recreate, reanimate, revive, renovate, repair, quicken, vivify, revivify(verb)

    give new life or energy to

    "A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health"


  1. renovate(Verb)

    To renew; to revamp something to make it look new again.

  2. renovate(Verb)

    To tear down and rebuild.

    This house is shabby, it needs renovating.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Renovate(verb)

    to make over again; to restore to freshness or vigor; to renew

    Etymology: [L. renovatus, p. p. of renovare;pref. re- re- + novare to make new, fr. novus new. See New, and Renew.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Renovate

    ren′ō-vāt, v.t. to renew or make new again: to restore to the original state.—ns. Renovā′tion, renewal: state of being renewed: (theol.) regeneration: Renovā′tionist, one who believes in the improvement of society by the spiritual renovation of the individual; Ren′ovātor. [L. re-, again, novāre, -ātum, to make new—novus, new.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of renovate in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of renovate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of renovate in a Sentence

  1. Sam Singer:

    Wedgewood Properties is pleased the illegal occupation of Wedgewood Properties Oakland home has ended peacefully, wedgewood Properties is what the company has sought since the start. We will now work with a non-profit, Shelter 37, to renovate the home giving opportunities to at-risk Oakland youths and splitting the profits with the non-profit so that other youths may benefit.

  2. Shen Chunlei:

    I paid to renovate and manage an old, poorly maintained building that barely had been laid eyes on, and everybody found fault with me.

  3. Ken Perkins:

    People may not be buying homes, but theyll stay and renovate, they have some insulation.

  4. Peter Anthamatten:

    Whether it is worth the time and money for schools to renovate their playgrounds will of course be driven by the needs and wealth of individual communities.

  5. Francis Suarez:

    We actually created in our first tranche of Miami Forever, a sustainability fund for people to renovate their homes so that they can stay in their properties rather than having to sell their properties.

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