revamp(redirected from revamping)
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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.
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]
re•vamp(v. riˈvæmp; n. ˈriˌvæmp)
1. to renovate, revise, or restructure; redo.n.
2. an act or instance of revamping.
3. something revamped.
revamp- Originally referred to shoes—vamp being the covering of the instep.
See also related terms for shoes.
Past participle: revamped
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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"|
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.
vt [+ house, room] → retaper; [+ area] → réaménager; [+ firm, organization] → restructurer; [+ image] → remodeler; [+ system, policies, laws] → réorganiser