AskDefine | Define revamp

Dictionary Definition

revamp

Verb

1 to patch up or renovate; repair or restore; "They revamped their old house before selling it"
2 provide (a shoe) with a new vamp; "revamp my old boots" [syn: vamp]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

re- + vamp (in the sense of applying a vamp to)

Pronunciation

Verb

  1. to renovate, revise, improve or renew; to patch
    They plan to revamp the historical theater in the old downtown.

Translations

to renovate, revise, improve or renew; to patch

Extensive Definition

Vamp may refer to:
Vamp may also refer to:
revamp in German: Vamp
revamp in French: Vamp
revamp in Portuguese: Vamp

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

accommodate, adapt, adjust, alter, ameliorate, amend, better, blue-pencil, break up, change, convert, correct, deform, denature, diversify, do up, edit, emend, emendate, face-lift, fit, fix, fix up, furbish, improve, meliorate, mitigate, modify, modulate, mutate, overhaul, overthrow, patch, qualify, re-create, realign, rebuild, recense, recondition, reconstruct, rectify, redact, redesign, redo, redraft, refit, reform, refresh, refurbish, rehabilitate, remake, renew, renovate, repair, reshape, restore, restructure, revise, revive, rework, rewrite, ring the changes, shift the scene, shuffle the cards, subvert, turn the scale, turn the tables, turn the tide, turn upside down, vamp, vary, work a change, work over, worsen
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