renovate

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Ultimately from Latin renovatus, perfect passive participle of renovō (I renew), either directly or as a back-formation from renovation.

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renovate (third-person singular simple present renovates, present participle renovating, simple past and past participle renovated)

  1. To renew; to revamp something to make it look new again.
    This house is shabby, it needs renovating.
  2. To restore to freshness or vigor.

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Latin[edit]

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renovāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of renovō