revamp

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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. t. do or make over; recast, rework, rewrite; rehash, remodel, redesign, modernize, improve. See change, restoration.
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(Roget's IV) v.
Syn. renovate, revise, overhaul, redo; see reconstruct , renew 1 , repair .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) v.
renovate, revise, fix up, repair, make over, refurbish.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To restore to proper condition or functioning: doctor, fix, fix up, mend, overhaul, patch, repair1, right. Idiom: set right. See HELP. 2. To make new or as if new again: furbish, recondition, re-create, refresh, refurbish, rejuvenate, renew, renovate, restore. Idiom: give a new look to. See HELP, NEW. 3. To prepare a new version of: amend, emend, emendate, revise, rework, rewrite. See CHANGE.

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  • revamp — re‧vamp [riːˈvæmp] verb [transitive] to organize something in a new and more modern way so that it operates more effectively: • It revamped its biggest US car making operation to make it function more like Japanese companies. revamp noun… …   Financial and business terms

  • Revamp — Re*vamp , v. t. To vamp again; hence, to patch up; to reconstruct. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • revamp — index amend, convert (change use), edit, emend, fix (repair), modify (alter), reconstruct …   Law dictionary

  • revamp — (v.) 1850, from RE (Cf. re ) again + vamp patch up, replace the upper front part of a shoe (see VAMP (Cf. vamp) (v.)). An earlier verb was new vamp (1630s) …   Etymology dictionary

  • revamp — [v] renovate clean, do up*, face lift*, make over, overhaul, recondition, refresh, refurbish, rehabilitate, remake, remodel, renew, repair, restore, resurrect, retread, revitalize, revive, spruce up*, update; concepts 168,177,202 …   New thesaurus

  • revamp — ► VERB ▪ give new and improved form, structure, or appearance to. ► NOUN ▪ a new and improved version …   English terms dictionary

  • revamp — ☆ revamp [rē vamp′ ] vt. to vamp again or anew; specif., to renovate or revise; make over n. the act or result of revamping …   English World dictionary

  • revamp — I UK [ˌriːˈvæmp] / US [ˌrɪˈvæmp] verb [transitive] Word forms revamp : present tense I/you/we/they revamp he/she/it revamps present participle revamping past tense revamped past participle revamped informal to improve the way that something looks …   English dictionary

  • revamp — re|vamp1 [ ,ri væmp ] verb transitive INFORMAL to improve the way something looks or operates by making major changes to it: a plan to revamp the banking industry revamp re|vamp 2 [ ri,væmp ] noun count INFORMAL a major change intended to make… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • revamp — [[t]riːvæ̱mp[/t]] revamps, revamping, revamped VERB If someone revamps something, they make changes to it in order to try and improve it. [V n] All Italy s political parties have accepted that it is time to revamp the system... [V ed] Ricardo… …   English dictionary

  • revamp — revamper, n. revampment, n. v. /ree vamp /; n. /ree vamp /, v.t. 1. to renovate, redo, or revise: We ve decided to revamp the entire show. n. 2. an act or instance of restructuring, reordering, or revising something; overhaul: a revamp of the… …   Universalium

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