English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'refurbish'

(verb) 
Definition
to renovate and brighten up
We have spent money on refurbishing the offices.
Synonyms
renovate
They spent thousands renovating the house.
,
restore
They partly restored a local castle.
,
repair
He has repaired the roof.
,
clean up
,
overhaul
The plumbing was overhauled a year ago.
,
revamp
It's a good time to revamp your kitchen.
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mend
They took a long time to mend the roof.
,
remodel
,
do up (informal)
,
refit
During the war, navy ships were refitted here.
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fix up (informal, mainly US, Canadian)
,
spruce up
,
pimp up
,
pimp out
,
re-equip
,
set to rights

Additional synonyms

in the sense of mend
Definition
to repair something broken or not working
They took a long time to mend the roof.
Synonyms
in the sense of overhaul
Definition
to make repairs or adjustments to (a vehicle or machine)
The plumbing was overhauled a year ago.
Synonyms
tune (up),
go over,
fine tune,
do up (informal),
in the sense of refit
Definition
to make (a ship) ready for use again by repairing or re-equipping
During the war, navy ships were refitted here.
Synonyms
fix,
patch up,
put back together,
restore to working order

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