1 re-establish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new; "We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years"; "They renewed their membership" [syn: regenerate]
2 cause to appear in a new form; "the old product was reincarnated to appeal to a younger market" [syn: reincarnate]
- Rhymes: -uː
- To make new again; to restore to freshness,
perfection, or vigor; to give new life to; to rejuvenate; to reestablish;
to recreate; to rebuild.
- In such a night Medea gathered the enchanted herbs That did renew old son. -Shak.
- Specifically, to substitute for (an old obligation or right) a new one of the same nature; to continue in force; to make again; as, to renew a lease, note, or patent.
- To begin again; to recommence.
- The last great age . . . renews its finished course. -Dryden.
- To repeat; to go over again.
- The birds-their notes renew. -Milton.
- To make new spiritually; to regenerate.
- Be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind. Rom. xii. 2.
- To become new, or as new; to grow or begin again.
To substitute for a new one of the same nature
- German: erneuern
To begin again; to recommence
To repeat; to go over again
To make new spiritually; to regenerate
(intransitive) To become new, or as new
Renew or renewal may refer to:
- Urban renewal - a function of urban planning
- Renewal theory - a branch of probability theory
- Renewal (journal) - a journal of Labour politics (UK)
- Renewal (law) - the act of renewing an expiring law or act
- Renewal (religion) - collective term for the charismatic, pentecostal and neo-charismatic churches
- Jewish Renewal - a movement in Judaism
- Catholic Charismatic Renewal - a movement in the Roman Catholic Church
- Renewal (fencing)
- Renewal (album) - an album by the thrash metal band Kreator
- Renewal Christian Centre - a British megachurch in Solihull
- Renewal Batteries, a type of rechargeable alkaline batteries made by Rayovac
- Renewal (copyright) - the act of renewing copyright
- Renewal (live roleplaying game) - a Live Roleplaying campaign run by Curious Pastimes
- Renewal (parliamentary procedure) – Bringing up a motion again that has already been disposed of by the deliberative assembly
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