What does the word renovate mean?

Usage examples for renovate

  1. Isn't it pretty much of a miracle to make me turn my back on five orders and bring my soul up here to renovate it? – Jane Journeys On by Ruth Comfort Mitchell
  2. It was one summer when I went South, more years ago than I care to count; and Winnie- her name was Winnie- came to the house to renovate my riding habit for me. – Killykinick by Mary T. Waggaman