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ren·o·vate

 (rĕn′ə-vāt′)
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.
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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
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Translations
مُجَدِّد، مُصْلِح
-karenovátor
renovatør
helyreállítórenováló
sá sem gerir upp; endurnÿjunar
obnovovateľ
onaranyenileştiren

renovate

(ˈrenəveit) verb
to make as good as new again. to renovate an old building.
ˈrenovator noun
ˌrenoˈvation noun
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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.
Income was not a significant variable for the mover renovator sub-sample.
Accordingly, the first thing anyone should do when dealing with a renovator is to assure oneself that the renovator is licensed.
Whether you are an experienced renovator or self-builder or planning your first ever project, a visit to the Scottish Homebuilding & Renovating Show at the SEC in Glasgow on June 16-17 will give you practical help to turn your plans into reality.
EPA and Washington State Department of Commerce require all contractors who may disturb lead paint on pre1978 homes take a class to become a Certified Renovator and then register their Firm.
As a renovator, you're looking for the worst house in the best area you can afford, as this creates the maximum opportunity to add value.
Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp (NYSE:SBY), an acquirer, renovator, lessor and manager of single-family properties, stated on Friday that its 2015 annual stockholders' meeting will be held on 20 May 2015 at 09:00 EDT.
Teach Yourself: Making Money From Property is a practical guide that gives you all the information you need to become a successful property investor, developer or renovator.
Alex is the most hilariously optimistic renovator I've ever seen.
Additionally, companies must have at least one Certified Renovator who has completed an EPA or state-approved training course assigned to each renovation project to oversee and train all other workers on the job.
LRRP would require that any renovation work that disturbs more than six square feet inside a pre-1978 home follow new Lead Safe Work Practices (LSWP) supervised by an EPA-certified renovator and performed by an EPA certified renovation firm, as outlined in 40 CFR [section] 745.85.