verb (used with object), ren·o·vat·ed, ren·o·vat·ing.
Origin of renovate
Synonyms for renovate
Examples from the Web for renovate
He continues to search for a loan to renovate his beloved Hotel Pourquoi Pas?‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In spring of 2011 the Ohio board voted to sell five camps and renovate the remaining two.
He encouraged the army to renovate schools, open hospitals to civilians, and generally help the populace.
That's especially true given that MSG has committed around $850 million to renovate the Garden.
Whatever the cause, it was enough to convince him to renovate the farmhouse rather than knock it down.
Only the mastery of one who is mastered by Nature will control and renovate mankind.
We must get it cut down, of course; and the extra breadths will do to renovate it when it gets a little shabby.The Time of Roses|L. T. Meade
But it had suffered much in his absence, and he was determined to renovate it by assiduous care.Life And Times Of Washington, Volume 2|John Frederick Schroeder
His savings enabled him to renovate the whole gallery, which up to this time had been neglected and shabby.The Vicar of Tours|Honore de Balzac
I never knew of a single instance in which any attempt was made to renovate an old or worn-out bed.Mushrooms: how to grow them|William Falconer
Word Origin for renovate
1520s, back-formation from renovation, or else from Latin renovatus, past participle of renovare "renew, restore" (see renovation). Related: Renovated; renovating.