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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.


Synonymsrestitute


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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