renovate

[ ren-uh-veyt ]
/ ˈrɛn əˌveɪt /

verb (used with object), ren·o·vat·ed, ren·o·vat·ing.

to restore to good condition; make new or as if new again; repair.
to reinvigorate; refresh; revive.

adjective

Archaic. renovated.

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Origin of renovate

First recorded in 1400–50; late Middle English (adjective), from Latin renovātus (past participle of renovāre), equivalent to re-re- + novusnew + -ātus-ate1

synonym study for renovate

1. See renew.

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British Dictionary definitions for renovate

renovate
/ (ˈrɛnəˌveɪt) /

verb (tr)

to restore (something) to good conditionto renovate paintings
to revive or refresh (one's spirits, health, etc)

Derived forms of renovate

renovation, nounrenovative, adjectiverenovator, noun

Word Origin for renovate

C16: from Latin renovāre, from re- + novāre to make new, from novus new
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