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verb as in bring up to date; remodel

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For example, the prefabricated insulation panels that are needed to modernize old, drafty buildings must be manufactured at scale, and fast.

From Fortune

There’s constant pressure to modernize, to optimize, to fight off old rivals — and new.

That said, Ocean Spray isn’t solely leaning on the incubator for innovation as the cooperative has other groups working to modernize the Ocean Spray brand and find new ways to expand it.

From Digiday

We have an opportunity to apply some of the principles of running an efficient business, balancing a budget, modernizing systems to the government today.

From Fortune

We can modernize our systems and ensure our programs improve people’s lives.

From Fortune

In the end, I find it never fails to modernize even the most dramatic things.

It would support efforts to “onshore” production and leverage private capital to modernize transport and other public systems.

Some, Rand Paul and others, talk a little in general terms about how the party needs to “change” and “modernize.”

The only way out of this scenario is to reform and modernize the industry in the east of the country.

The first attempts to modernize the process were made by Thomas Edison and scientists working with American inventor.

Spain had 10,000 muskets to modernize by the same system, and the breech-block attachments were made at Ilion.

He had the means to expand and modernize the place beyond recognition.

But we wish to destroy what he has left untouched, or would remodel it, would modernize it.

This is not at all improbable; but how does this modernize the object, when the gravel extends quite to the surface?

Yet the Belgians did not modernize their forts, or adequately strengthen their army for defense.


On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to modernize, such as: improve, rejuvenate, remake, renovate, restore, and revamp.

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