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Tuesday word: Refurbish

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Refurbish (verb)
re·fur·bish [ree-fur-bish]


verb (used with object)
1. to furbish again; renovate; brighten: to refurbish the lobby.

OTHER WORDS FROM REFURBISH
re·fur·bish·ment, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH REFURBISH
refinish, refurnish

WORDS RELATED TO REFURBISH
repair, overhaul, restore, redo, update, revamp, renovate, rehabilitate, recondition, modernize, remodel, refit, rejuvenate, spruce, renew, refresh, mend, retread, rehab, reequip

Synonyms
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1. refurnish, redecorate.

Origin: 1605–15; re- + furbish

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR REFURBISH
In July, he gave $12.3 million to refurbish the Virginia home of Robert E. Lee, the Confederate General.
PATRIOTIC PHILANTHROPY: NOT AN OXYMORON|ELEANOR CLIFT|NOVEMBER 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST

As her domestic life falls apart, she takes it as her charge to refurbish the house and its lifeless inhabitants.
THIS WEEK’S HOT READS: OCT. 29, 2012|NICHOLAS MANCUSI|OCTOBER 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST

Eleanor Clift on whether he can refurbish his image before November.
IS MITT ROMNEY DAMAGED GOODS AFTER A BRUTAL PRIMARY SEASON?|ELEANOR CLIFT|APRIL 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST

Last week, Shacknai sold the historic mansion to real estate investors who plan to refurbish the 27-room mansion for resale.
DR. PHIL'S CREEPY AUTOPSY|CHRISTINE PELISEK|NOVEMBER 6, 2011|DAILY BEAST

If he venture to clean or refurbish his board without authorisation, he will receive a summons and be compelled to pay a fine.
CRITICAL STUDIES|OUIDA

Why revamp and refurbish the old platitudes and dole them out each succeeding year?
CRAFTSMANSHIP IN TEACHING|WILLIAM CHANDLER BAGLEY

In January 1971 Radio Sofia took steps to refurbish its old programming.
AREA HANDBOOK FOR BULGARIA|EUGENE K. KEEFE, VIOLETA D. BALUYUT, WILLIAM GILOANE, ANNE K. LONG, JAMES M. MOORE, AND NEDA A. WALPOLE

It was Josie Fifer's duty not only to tabulate and care for these relics, but to refurbish them when necessary.
CHEERFUL--BY REQUEST|EDNA FERBER

We were to meet the directors of the Hudson's Bay Company that night, and we had come out to refurbish our scant, wild attire.
HERALDS OF EMPIRE|AGNES C. LAUT
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