- 1Restore (something old, especially a building) to a good state of repair: the old school has been tastefully renovated as a private houseMás ejemplos en oraciones
modernize, restore, redecorate, refurbish, revamp, make over, recondition, rehabilitate, overhaul, repair, redevelop, rebuild, reconstruct, remodel; update, bring up to date, improve; upgrade, gentrify; refit, re-equip, refurnish; North American bring something up to codeBritish • informal tart upNorth American • informal rehab
- The building was newly renovated and in a good location.
- The zoo will also put out for the public reptiles in its newly renovated house.
- The damage caused by the landslides has left the newly renovated house structurally damaged, and condemned.
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- Old-house renovators often find some extra space in this area, where the angled roof/ceiling meets the vertical walls.
- When the renovators redid the bedroom, they forgot to make sure everything was cut right.
- Under the new scheme, home renovators wishing to build within a floor area of 30sq m will not have to go through the lengthy process of making an application to council.
early 16th century: from Latin renovat- 'made new again', from the verb renovare, from re- 'back, again' + novus 'new'.