modernize


modernize (http://definr.com/modernize)

     v 1: make repairs or adjustments to; "You should overhaul your
          car engine" [syn: overhaul, modernise]
     2: make a country technologically advanced; "Many countries in
        Asia are now developing at a very fast pace"; "Viet Nam is
        modernizing rapidly" [syn: civilize, civilise, modernise,
         develop]