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tr.v. re·vamped, re·vamp·ing, re·vamps
1. To patch up or restore; renovate.
2. To revise or reconstruct (a manuscript, for example).
3. To vamp (a shoe) anew.
The act or an instance of revamping; a complete reorganization or revision.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
to patch up or renovate; repair or restore
1. something that has been renovated or revamped
2. the act or process of revamping
[C19: from re- + vamp2]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
re•vamp(v. riˈvæmp; n. ˈriˌvæmp)
1. to renovate, revise, or restructure; redo.n.
2. an act or instance of revamping.
3. something revamped.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
revamp- Originally referred to shoes—vamp being the covering of the instep.
See also related terms for shoes.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
Past participle: revamped
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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|Verb||1.||revamp - to patch up or renovate; repair or restore; "They revamped their old house before selling it"|
|2.||revamp - provide (a shoe) with a new vamp; "revamp my old boots"|
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verb renovate, restore, overhaul, refurbish, rehabilitate, do up (informal), patch up, refit, repair, fix up (informal, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), recondition, give a face-lift to It's a good time to revamp your kitchen.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
1. To restore to proper condition or functioning:
Idiom: set right.
2. To make new or as if new again:
Idiom: give a new look to.
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
vt [+ house, room] → retaper; [+ area] → réaménager; [+ firm, organization] → restructurer; [+ image] → remodeler; [+ system, policies, laws] → réorganiser
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
revamp[ˌriːˈvæmp] vt (methods, system) → modernizzare; (company, organization) → rinnovare; (play) → rendere di nuovo attuale
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995