HyperDic: retrofit

English > 5 senses of the word retrofit:
VERBpossessionretrofitprovide with parts, devices, or equipment not available or in use at the time of the original manufacture
contactretrofitfit in or on an existing structure, such as an older house
changeretrofitsubstitute new or modernized parts or equipment for older ones
NOUNartifactretrofita component or accessory added to something after it has been manufactured
actretrofitthe act of adding a component or accessory to something that did not have it when it was manufactured
retrofit > pronunciation
Soundsreh'trowfih.t
Rhymesacquit ... writ: 187 rhymes with iht...
English > retrofit: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA component or accessory added to something after it has been manufactured.
Broadercomponent, constituent, elementAn artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up
English > retrofit: 5 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of adding a component or accessory to something that did not have it when it was manufactured.
Example"the court ordered a retrofit on all automobiles"
BroaderadditionThe act of adding one thing to another
English > retrofit: 5 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningProvide with parts, devices, or equipment not available or in use at the time of the original manufacture.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something with something
Example"They car companies retrofitted all the old models with new carburetors"
Broadersupply, provide, render, furnishGive something useful or necessary to
Similar toretrofitfit in or on an existing structure, such as an older house
Spanishmodernizar
English > retrofit: 5 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningfit in or on an existing structure, such as an older house.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The mansion was retrofitted with modern plumbing"
Broaderinstall, instal, put in, set upSet up for use
Similar toretrofitSubstitute new or modernized parts or equipment for older ones
retrofitProvide with parts, devices, or equipment not available or in use at the time of the original manufacture
Spanishmodernizar
English > retrofit: 5 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningSubstitute new or modernized parts or equipment for older ones.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"The laboratory retrofitted to meet the safety codes"
Broaderoverhaul, modernize, modernisemake repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to
Similar toretrofitfit in or on an existing structure, such as an older house
Spanishcorregir
Catalancorregir

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