Share this entry

Share this page

renovation

Syllabification: ren·o·va·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌrenəˈvāSH(ə)n
 
/

Definition of renovation in English:

noun

The action of renovating a building: this property is in need of complete renovation older churches underwent major renovations
More example sentences
  • Speak with family and friends who have done renovations or built a home.
  • And make sure your policy includes any renovations you may have done to your home.
  • Since the property was a rental, major landscaping renovations were not an option.
Synonyms
modernization, restoration, redecoration, refurbishment, revamping, makeover, reconditioning, rehabilitation, overhauling, repair, redevelopment, rebuilding, reconstruction, remodeling, updating, improvement;
gentrification, upgrading;
refitting
informal facelift, reno

Definition of renovation in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day Noel
Pronunciation: nəʊˈɛl
noun
Christmas…