What does renovation mean?

Definitions for renovation

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word renovation.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. renovation, redevelopment, overhaulnoun

    the act of improving by renewing and restoring

    "they are pursuing a general program of renovation to the entire property"; "a major overhal of the healthcare system was proposed"

  2. renovation, restoration, refurbishmentnoun

    the state of being restored to its former good condition

    "the inn was a renovation of a Colonial house"


  1. renovationnoun

    An act, or the process, of renovating.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Renovationnoun

    Renewal; the act of renewing; the state of being renewed.

    Etymology: renovation, Fr. renovatio, Lat.

    Sound continueth some small time, which is a renovation, and not a continuance; for the body percussed hath a trepidation wrought in the minute parts, and so reneweth the percussion of the air. Francis Bacon, Natural History.

    The kings entered into speech of renewing the treaty; the king saying, that though king Philip’s person were the same, yet his fortunes were raised; in which case a renovation of treaty was used. Francis Bacon, Henry VII.

    To second life,
    Wak’d in the renovation of the just,
    Resigns him up, with heav’n and earth renew’d. John Milton.


  1. renovation

    Renovation refers to the process of improving, updating, or restoring a structure, building, or space, that is old, damaged or outdated. It can involve activities such as repairing, remodeling, or rebuilding to bring it back to a good or improved condition.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Renovationnoun

    the act or process of renovating; the state of being renovated or renewed

  2. Etymology: [L. renovatio: cf. F. rnovation.]


  1. Renovation

    Renovation is the process of improving a structure. Two prominent types of renovations are commercial and residential.

Matched Categories

How to pronounce renovation?

How to say renovation in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of renovation in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of renovation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of renovation in a Sentence

  1. Dan Hawkins:

    It's an extremely high price but the location and the recent renovation of the hotel are going to command a historic value for the Washington, Washington DC, area.

  2. Jeffrey Lewis:

    The renovation suggests that North Korea is preparing to expand the production of uranium from a nearby mine, one possibility is that North Korea will enrich the uranium to expand its stockpile of nuclear weapons.

  3. Thomas Pully:

    We still think there is a large stock of hotels in the market place that are in need of both renovation and capital improvements as well as professional management.

  4. Jeremy Wacksman:

    We're operating within a labor - and supply-constrained economy inside a competitive real estate market, especially in the construction, renovation and closing spaces, pausing new contracts will enable us to focus on sellers already under contract with us and our current home inventory.

  5. Green New DealTrump:

    You just have to cross 95 % of the world and it would force the destruction or renovation of virtually every existing structure in the United States, new York City would have to rip down buildings and rebuild them again, I don't think so. This is the craziest plan.

Popularity rank by frequency of use


Translations for renovation

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for renovation »


Find a translation for the renovation definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"renovation." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 26 Feb. 2024. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/renovation>.

Discuss these renovation definitions with the community:


    Are we missing a good definition for renovation? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Image or illustration of


    Credit »

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net


    Are you a words master?

    worthy of reliance or trust
    • A. aligned
    • B. suspicious
    • C. victimised
    • D. dependable

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for renovation: