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Definition 1: give new life or energy to - [verb of body]

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

  • A hot soup will revive me
  • This will renovate my spirits
  • This treatment repaired my health

Synonyms for renovate in the sense of this definition

(renovate is a kind of ...) cause to be alert and energetic

"Coffee and tea stimulate me" "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate"

(renovate has a similar meaning as ...) return to consciousness

"The patient came to quickly" "She revived after the doctor gave her an injection"

Definition 2: restore to a previous or better condition - [verb of change]

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

  • They renovated the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel

Synonyms for renovate in the sense of this definition

(renovate 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"

Definition 3: make brighter and prettier - [verb of change]

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

  • we refurbished the guest wing
  • My wife wants us to renovate

Synonyms for renovate in the sense of this definition

(renovate 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 renovate ) renovate so as to make it conform to middle-class aspirations

"gentrify a row of old houses" "gentrify the old center of town"

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