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Definition of "revamp" []

  • To patch up or restore; renovate. (verb-transitive)
  • To revise or reconstruct (a manuscript, for example). (verb-transitive)
  • To vamp (a shoe) anew. (verb-transitive)
  • The act or an instance of revamping; a complete reorganization or revision. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "revamp" in a sentence
  • "But having broached the thorny issue of using government entities to boost housing, the Fed didn't touch on questions surrounding a needed long-term revamp of housing finance."
  • "Miu Miu's revamp is important to the future of Prada SpA, whic h owns shoe brands Car Shoe and Church's in addition to Miu Miu and Prada."
  • "Rep. Dave Camp, the Michigan Republican who will head the Ways and Means Committee next year, said one little-noticed benefit of the bill is that it clears the decks for Congress to begin considering a much-needed long-term revamp of the entire tax code."