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re·fur·bish

 (rē-fûr′bĭsh)
tr.v. re·fur·bished, re·fur·bish·ing, re·fur·bish·es
To make clean, bright, or fresh again; renovate.

re·fur′bish·ment n.
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refurbish

(riːˈfɜːbɪʃ)
vb
(tr) to make neat, clean, or complete, as by renovating, re-equipping, or restoring
reˈfurbishing, reˈfurbishment n
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re•fur•bish

(riˈfɜr bɪʃ)

v.t.
to furbish again; renovate; brighten.
[1605–15]
re•fur′bish•ment, n.
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refurbish

, refurnish, redecorate, renovate - Refurbish means to "clean up again," refurnish means "to provide with new furnishings," redecorate means "to add new decoration(s)," and renovate means "renew or restore to as-new condition."
See also related terms for provide.
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refurbish


Past participle: refurbished
Gerund: refurbishing

Imperative
refurbish
refurbish
Present
I refurbish
you refurbish
he/she/it refurbishes
we refurbish
you refurbish
they refurbish
Preterite
I refurbished
you refurbished
he/she/it refurbished
we refurbished
you refurbished
they refurbished
Present Continuous
I am refurbishing
you are refurbishing
he/she/it is refurbishing
we are refurbishing
you are refurbishing
they are refurbishing
Present Perfect
I have refurbished
you have refurbished
he/she/it has refurbished
we have refurbished
you have refurbished
they have refurbished
Past Continuous
I was refurbishing
you were refurbishing
he/she/it was refurbishing
we were refurbishing
you were refurbishing
they were refurbishing
Past Perfect
I had refurbished
you had refurbished
he/she/it had refurbished
we had refurbished
you had refurbished
they had refurbished
Future
I will refurbish
you will refurbish
he/she/it will refurbish
we will refurbish
you will refurbish
they will refurbish
Future Perfect
I will have refurbished
you will have refurbished
he/she/it will have refurbished
we will have refurbished
you will have refurbished
they will have refurbished
Future Continuous
I will be refurbishing
you will be refurbishing
he/she/it will be refurbishing
we will be refurbishing
you will be refurbishing
they will be refurbishing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been refurbishing
you have been refurbishing
he/she/it has been refurbishing
we have been refurbishing
you have been refurbishing
they have been refurbishing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been refurbishing
you will have been refurbishing
he/she/it will have been refurbishing
we will have been refurbishing
you will have been refurbishing
they will have been refurbishing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been refurbishing
you had been refurbishing
he/she/it had been refurbishing
we had been refurbishing
you had been refurbishing
they had been refurbishing
Conditional
I would refurbish
you would refurbish
he/she/it would refurbish
we would refurbish
you would refurbish
they would refurbish
Past Conditional
I would have refurbished
you would have refurbished
he/she/it would have refurbished
we would have refurbished
you would have refurbished
they would have refurbished
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.refurbish - make brighter and prettier; "we refurbished the guest wing"; "My wife wants us to renovate"
gentrify - renovate so as to make it conform to middle-class aspirations; "gentrify a row of old houses"; "gentrify the old center of town"
regenerate, renew - reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new; "We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years"; "They renewed their membership"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

refurbish

verb renovate, restore, repair, clean up, overhaul, revamp, mend, remodel, do up (informal), refit, fix up (informal, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), spruce up, re-equip, set to rights We have spent money on refurbishing the offices.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

refurbish

verb
To make new or as if new again:
Idiom: give a new look to.
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Translations

refurbish

[ˈriːˈfɜːbɪʃ] VT [+ building, paintwork] → restaurar; [+ literary work] → refundir
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

refurbish

[riːˈfɜːrbɪʃ] vt [+ building, room] → rénover
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

refurbish

vt image etcaufarbeiten, aufpolieren; furniture, houserenovieren
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

refurbish

[ˌriːˈfɜːbɪʃ] vt (frm) → rimettere a nuovo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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