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renovates, 3rd person singular present; renovating, present participle; renovated, past tense; renovated, past participle;
  1. Restore (something old, esp. a building) to a good state of repair
    • - the old school has been tastefully renovated as a private house
  2. Refresh; reinvigorate
    • - a little warm nourishment renovated him for a short time

  1. restore to a previous or better condition; "They renovated the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel"
  2. refurbish: make brighter and prettier; "we refurbished the guest wing"; "My wife wants us to renovate"
  3. animate: give new life or energy to; "A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health"
  4. (renovation) the act of improving by renewing and restoring; "they are pursuing a general program of renovation to the entire property"; "a major overhal of the healthcare system was proposed"
  5. (renovation) the state of being restored to its former good condition; "the inn was a renovation of a Colonial house"
  6. Renovation (also called remodeling) is the process of improving a structure. Two prominent types of renovations are commercial and residential.
  7. (Renovation (convention)) The 69th World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon), also known as Renovation, will be held in Reno, Nevada, August 17-21, 2011, at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. ...
  8. (Renovation (Transnistria)) Renewal or Renovation (Russian: Обновление or Obnovleniye), a pro-business political party in Transnistria. Since the legislative elections of 2005 it is the majority party in the Transnistrian Parliament but in opposition to the current PMR President Igor Smirnov.
  9. (The Renovation) The Renovation is the second album released by My Bitter End. The vocal production is slightly altered, as they incorporate more deathcore-esq stylings. Example of which are pig squeals, which are more in the form of breathing squeals as opposed to traditional full on squeals.
  10. To renew; to revamp something to make it look new again; To tear down and rebuild
  11. (Reno-vated) A positive way of looking at a Reno divorce. Somebody had to go there!
  12. (Renovation) Upgrade of an existing building or space that maintains the original structure of a building.
  13. (Renovation) is the modification of any existing structure, or portion thereof, that results in disturbance of painted surfaces, unless that activity is performed as part of an abatement. ...
  14. (Renovation) means altering a structure or component in any way, other than demolition.
  15. (Renovation) A project that typically involves more significant changes to an existing building than either restoration or reconstruction. Examples include adding or extending a door or entryway.
  16. (Reno-vation) A term coined by Walter Winchell for the change that despondent spouses went through in Reno. Also: “Reno-vated” and “Get Reno-vated.”
  17. (Renovation) (applicable to Section 5.05.08 only): Restoration, remodeling, improvement, in whole or in part, of an existing building.
  18. (Renovation) A project of restoration and/or replacement that sets as its prime objective the long-term preservation of a building or property to perpetuate the historic or future sale value, or serves to upgrade the property to current standards, codes or guidelines.
  19. (Renovation) Complete overhaul of horizontal blind (excluding cordlock and tiltgear replacement). Service includes cleaning, recording, and retaping.
  20. (Renovation) The process of bringing back a structure or landscape to its original state.
  21. (Renovation) The restoration of the primary residence. Generally, this includes repairs, improvements and additions to the permanent structure of the primary residence.
  22. (Renovation) a synonym to reengineering.
  23. (Renovation) means rehabilitation that involves costs of 75 percent or less of the value of the building before rehabilitation.
  24. (Renovation) removing an old planting and putting in a new one or removing and replacing only part of a planting. In strawberry culture, this process involves removing the leaves of the plants and cultivating the aisle to reduce the width of the row of plants to no more than 15 inches.
  25. (renovation) (n) repair, making something new again