Refurbish vs Renovate - What's the difference?

refurbish | renovate |


As verbs the difference between refurbish and renovate

is that refurbish is to rebuild or replenish with all new material; to restore to original (or better) working order and appearance while renovate is to renew; to revamp something to make it look new again.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

refurbish

English

Verb

(es)
  • To rebuild or replenish with all new material; to restore to original (or better) working order and appearance.
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    renovate

    English

    Verb

    (en-verb)
  • To renew; to revamp something to make it look new again.
  • This house is shabby, it needs renovating.
  • To restore to freshness or vigor.
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    Derived terms

    * renovation