verb (used with object)

  1. to renovate, redo, or revise: We’ve decided to revamp the entire show.


  1. an act or instance of restructuring, reordering, or revising something; overhaul: a revamp of the nation’s foreign policy.

verb (tr)

  1. to patch up or renovate; repair or restore


  1. something that has been renovated or revamped
  2. the act or process of revamping

1850, from re- “again” + vamp (v.) “patch up, replace the upper front part of a shoe.” An earlier verb was new-vamp (1630s). Modern use is typically figurative. Related: Revamped; revamping.

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