Synonyms of retrofit


1. retrofit, component, constituent, element

usage: a component or accessory added to something after it has been manufactured

2. retrofit, addition

usage: the act of adding a component or accessory to something that did not have it when it was manufactured; "the court ordered a retrofit on all automobiles"


1. retrofit, supply, provide, render, furnish

usage: provide with parts, devices, or equipment not available or in use at the time of the original manufacture; "They car companies retrofitted all the old models with new carburetors"

2. retrofit, install, instal, put in, set up

usage: fit in or on an existing structure, such as an older house; "The mansion was retrofitted with modern plumbing"

3. retrofit, overhaul, modernize, modernise

usage: substitute new or modernized parts or equipment for older ones; "The laboratory retrofitted to meet the safety codes"

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Definition and meaning of retrofit (Dictionary)