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renovate

ren·o·vate

renovate

 
pronunciation:
re n veIt
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: renovated, renovates, renovating
definition: to put in good condition by repairing, remodeling, or the like; refurbish.
The landlord renovated the building recently and installed new plumbing.
synonyms:
recondition, refurbish, remodel, revamp
similar words:
fix, improve, modernize, rejuvenate, renew, repair, restore
derivations: renovative (adj.), renovation (n.), renovator (n.)