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Definitions and Synonyms of modernize | Another word for modernize | What is modernize?

Definition 1: make repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to - [verb of change]

Samples where modernize or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • You should overhaul your car engine
  • overhaul the health care system

Synonyms for modernize in the sense of this definition

(modernize is a kind of ...) reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new

"We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years" "They renewed their membership"

(... is a kind of modernize ) substitute new or modernized parts or equipment for older ones

"The laboratory retrofitted to meet the safety codes"

(modernize implies ...) restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken

"She repaired her TV set" "Repair my shoes please"

Definition 2: become technologically advanced - [verb of change]

Samples where modernize or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Many countries in Asia are now developing at a very fast pace
  • Viet Nam is modernizing rapidly

Synonyms for modernize in the sense of this definition

(modernize is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

(modernize has a similar meaning as ...) change the use of and make available or usable

"develop land" "The country developed its natural resources" "The remote areas of the country were gradually built up"

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