Renovate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈrenəveɪt|  American pronunciation of the word renovate
Brit.  |ˈrɛnəveɪt|  British pronunciation of the word renovate

verb

- restore to a previous or better condition(syn: restitute)

They renovated the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel

- make brighter and prettier(syn: refurbish)

My wife wants us to renovate

- give new life or energy to(syn: animate, quicken, reanimate, recreate, repair, revive, revivify, vivify)

This will renovate my spirits

Examples

It's an old factory that has been renovated as office space.

We renovated the kitchen three years ago.

The hotel has been renovated and redecorated.

They renovated the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel

My wife wants us to renovate

This will renovate my spirits

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: renovate
he/she/it: renovates
present participle: renovating
past tense: renovated
past participle: renovated
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