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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ren·o·vate /ˈrɛnəˌvet/
 (vt.)更新,革新,刷新,修復,恢復

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ren·o·vate v. t.  To make over again; to restore to freshness or vigor; to renew.
 All nature feels the reniovating force
 Of winter.   --Thomson.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 renovate
      v 1: restore to a previous or better condition; "They renovated
           the ceiling of the Sixtine Chapel" [syn: restitute]
      2: make brighter and prettier; "we refurbished the guest wing";
         "My wife wants us to renovate" [syn: refurbish, freshen
         up]
      3: give new life or energy to; "A hot soup will revive me";
         "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired
         my health" [syn: animate, recreate, reanimate, revive,
          repair, quicken, vivify, revivify]