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English verb: renovate

1. renovate (change) restore to a previous or better condition

SamplesThey renovated the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)regenerate, renew

2. renovate (change) make brighter and prettier

SamplesWe refurbished the guest wing.
My wife wants us to renovate.

Synonymsfreshen up, refurbish

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)regenerate, renew

Narrower (hyponym)gentrify

3. renovate (body) give new life or energy to

SamplesA hot soup will revive me.
This will renovate my spirits.
This treatment repaired my health.

Synonymsanimate, quicken, reanimate, recreate, repair, revive, revivify, vivify

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)arouse, brace, energise, energize, perk up, stimulate

Verb groupcome to, resuscitate, revive

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