English verb: modernise
|1.||modernise (change) become technologically advanced|
|Samples||Many countries in Asia are now developing at a very fast pace.|
Viet Nam is modernizing rapidly.
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s somebody|
|Verb group||build up, develop|
|2.||modernise (change) make repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to|
|Samples||You should overhaul your car engine.|
Overhaul the health care system.
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something|
|Broader (hypernym)||regenerate, renew|
|Entail||bushel, doctor, fix, furbish up, mend, repair, restore, touch on|