HyperDic: renovate

English > 3 senses of the word renovate:
VERBchangerenovate, restituterestore to a previous or better condition
changerenovate, refurbish, freshen upmake brighter and prettier
bodyrenovate, animate, recreate, reanimate, revive, repair, quicken, vivify, revivifygive new life or energy to
renovate > pronunciation
Soundsreh'nahvey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > renovate: 3 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningrestore to a previous or better condition.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"They renovated the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel"
Synonymrestitute
Broaderregenerate, renewreestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new
Spanishrenovar, restaurar
Catalanrestaurar
Nounsrenovationthe act of improving by renewing and restoring
renovationthe state of being restored to its former good condition
renovatora skilled worker who is employed to restore or refinish buildings or antique furniture
English > renovate: 3 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmake brighter and prettier.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example "My wife wants us to renovate"
Synonymsrefurbish, freshen up
Narrowergentrifyrenovate so as to make it conform to middle-class aspirations
Broaderregenerate, renewreestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new
Spanishreformar, remozar, renovar, restaurar
Catalanrenovar, restaurar
Nounsrenovationthe act of improving by renewing and restoring
renovationthe state of being restored to its former good condition
English > renovate: 3 senses > verb 3, body
MeaningGive new life or energy to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example "This will renovate my spirits"
Synonymsanimate, recreate, reanimate, revive, repair, quicken, vivify, revivify
Broaderstimulate, arouse, brace, energize, energise, perk upCause to be alert and energetic
Similar tocome to, revive, resuscitateReturn to consciousness
Spanishreanimar, reavivar, revivificar
Catalanreanimar, reavivar, revivificar

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