renovation Definition

the process of improving or updating a building, room, etc. so that it is in a better condition.

Using renovation: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "renovation" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The renovation of the old house took six months to complete.

  • Example

    The company is planning a major renovation of its headquarters.

  • Example

    The hotel is closed for renovation until next year.

renovation Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with renovation

  • the process of improving or updating a home, typically involving repairs, painting, and remodeling


    We are planning a home renovation project to update our kitchen and bathrooms.

  • a type of loan used to finance home renovations or improvements


    We applied for a renovation loan to help pay for the cost of our home remodel.

  • a specific plan or undertaking to improve or update a building or space


    The school district has several renovation projects planned for the upcoming year.


Summary: renovation in Brief

The term 'renovation' [ˌrɛnəˈveɪʃən] refers to the process of improving or updating a building or space, often involving repairs, painting, and remodeling. It can also be used to describe a specific project or the financing of such a project, as in 'renovation loan.'