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Synonyms of 'modernize'

(verb) 
Definition
to make modern in style, methods, or equipment
There is a pressing need to modernize our electoral system.
Synonyms
update
an updated edition of the book
,
renew
the cost of renewing the buildings
, ,
remake
,
renovate
They spent thousands renovating the house.
,
remodel
, ,
make over
, ,
bring up to date
,
rebrand

Additional synonyms

in the sense of renew
Definition
to restore to a new or fresh condition
the cost of renewing the buildings
Synonyms
redevelop,
fix up (informal, US, Canadian),
in the sense of renovate
Definition
to restore to good condition
They spent thousands renovating the house.
Synonyms
do up (informal),
recreate,
remodel,
fix up (informal, US, Canadian),

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