Synonyms for modernize

Synonyms for (verb) modernize

Synonyms: modernise, modernize, overhaul

Definition: make repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to

Usage: You should overhaul your car engine; overhaul the health care system

Similar words: regenerate, renew

Definition: reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new

Usage: We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years; They renewed their membership


Synonyms: develop, modernise, modernize

Definition: become technologically advanced

Usage: Many countries in Asia are now developing at a very fast pace; Viet Nam is modernizing rapidly

Similar words: change

Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night