Definition of renovate:
inspire, patch, speed, doctor, rebuild, animate, whet, quicken, remedy, animize, refreshen, exalt, furbish, come to, refresh, accelerate, touch on, renew, reconstruct, resurrect, remediate, refurbish, amend, hearten, heel, recompense, liven up, renew, reanimate, freshen, new, enliven, speed up, invigorate, maintain, restitute, do up, cheer, compensate, embolden, reinstate, freshen up, recreate, fix up, revivify, bushel, vivify, help, revamp, study at renew, play, liven, give a face lift, resuscitate, re-create, animise, revive, indemnify, repair, resort, rectify, reclaim, furbish up.
By and large, it wasn't an easy task to renovate a brick barracks finished in 1735, and occupied for ninety- nine years by a lady of Sophronisba's parts; though I sha'n't tell how we had to tackle it room by room, nor of the sweating hours spent in, so to speak, separating the sheep things from the goat things.- "A Woman Named Smith", Marie Conway Oemler.
If we shut the door against associated capital and place reliance on individual exertion, we may talk over the matter and grow poorer for fifty years to come, without effecting the change in our industrial pursuits, necessary to renovate the fortunes of our State.- "The Rise of Cotton Mills in the South", Broadus Mitchell.
- "The Old Franciscan Missions Of California", George Wharton James.