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Synonyms for modernise

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. modernize, modernise, develop(verb)

    become technologically advanced

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

    Synonyms:
    rise, grow, educate, produce, overhaul, spring up, explicate, make grow, develop, acquire, evolve, arise, germinate, break, train, build up, get, originate, uprise, modernize, recrudesce, formulate, prepare

  2. overhaul, modernize, modernise(verb)

    make repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to

    "You should overhaul your car engine"; "overhaul the health care system"

    Synonyms:
    pass, overhaul, overtake, modernize, develop

Editors Contribution

  1. streamline

    Submitted by anonymous on December 30, 2019  

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How to use modernise in a sentence?

  1. Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya:

    We should not see it as something that will damage the old taxi industry, but merely to offer better services and compel them to modernise and innovate.

  2. Minister Ng:

    Rising nationalism and improving economies have fuelled many Asian countries to spend larger and larger sums to modernise their militaries, so as you look around at our security challenges, this troubled peace around us reaffirms our policy on steady and prudent defence spending.

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