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tr.v. ren·o·vat·ed, ren·o·vat·ing, ren·o·vates
1. To return to a condition of newness, as by repairing or remodeling.
2. To impart new vigor to; revive.

[Latin renovāre, renovāt- : re-, re- + novāre, to make new (from novus, new; see newo- in Indo-European roots).]

ren′o·va′tion n.
ren′o·va′tive adj.
ren′o·va′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.renovator - a skilled worker who is employed to restore or refinish buildings or antique furniturerenovator - a skilled worker who is employed to restore or refinish buildings or antique furniture
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker - a worker who has acquired special skills
مُجَدِّد، مُصْلِح
sá sem gerir upp; endurnÿjunar


(ˈrenəveit) verb
to make as good as new again. to renovate an old building.
ˈrenovator noun
ˌrenoˈvation noun
References in classic literature ?
Moonlight, and the sentiment in man's heart responsive to it, are the greatest of renovators and reformers.
Casaubon inquired, but before the day was far advanced he led the way to the studio of his friend Adolf Naumann, whom he mentioned as one of the chief renovators of Christian art, one of those who had not only revived but expanded that grand conception of supreme events as mysteries at which the successive ages were spectators, and in relation to which the great souls of all periods became as it were contemporaries.
The framework agreement is divided into 11 individually allocated lots: - lot 1: neutral detergent - self-cleaning detergent, - lot 2: floor and surface disinfectant detergent - disinfectant detergent, - lot 3: bathroom descaling agent - wc descaling gel - glass detergent, - lot 4: dishwashing detergent - dishwasher tablets - regenerating salt, - lot 5: remover - emulsion - spray regenerating method, - lot 6: bleach, - lot 7: scouring cream, - lot 8: degreasing cleaner, - lot 9: stainless steel renovator, - lot 10: specific stain remover of iodized product, - lot 11: dilution plant.
EPA and Washington State Department of Commerce require all contractors who may disturb lead paint on pre-1978 homes take a class to become a Certified Renovator and then register their Firm.
A designer and renovator, Gaines flips homes in central Texas with her husband through their business Magnolia Homes.
Typically, renovator certifications expire five years after the date of course completion printed on their training certificate.
When the renovator investigated the contents, he was horrified to discover the mummified remains of a baby boy, who became known as Baby Kintyre.
Returning a period house to its former glory can be an expensive exercise and the purist renovator can see his time and hard-earned cash disappear into a seemingly black hole.
He returned to the UK and worked for a house renovator - but then decided to return to Spain for the summer season.
He considers the text of the literary work and its manuscript tradition, the context of medieval literature and modern research, the chosen people and the promised land, the divinely chosen king, the renovator king, and kings and their names.
After earning her Bachelor's Degree in Economies and Accounting from the College of the Holy Cross, Mary Gail worked as a CPA, home renovator and decorative painter.