renovate definition, meaning - what is renovate in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “renovate”

See all translations

renovate

verb [T] uk   us   /ˈren.ə.veɪt/
C1 to repair and improve something, especially a building: He renovates old houses and sells them at a profit.
renovation
noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˌren.əˈveɪ.ʃən/
C1 The museum is closed for renovation. Extensive renovations were carried out on the property.
(Definition of renovate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of renovate?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “renovate” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

decider

a final game or competition that allows one person or team to win, or the winning point scored

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More