- to begin or take up again, as an acquaintance, a conversation, etc.; resume.
- to make effective for an additional period: to renew a lease.
- to restore or replenish: to renew a stock of goods.
- to make, say, or do again.
- to revive; reestablish.
- to recover (youth, strength, etc.).
- to restore to a former state; make new or as if new again.
- to begin again; recommence.
- to renew a lease, note, etc.
- to be restored to a former state; become new or as if new again.
Origin of renew
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Examples from the Web for renewed
After the screening, Jolie, who says she renewed her faith in “the divine” during filming, met briefly with the pope.Pope Francis Has the Pleasure of Meeting Angelina Jolie for a Few Seconds
Barbie Latza Nadeau
January 8, 2015
The certification, which lasts three years, was renewed by then-Defense Secretary Leon Panetta in 2012.The Detainee Abuse Photos Obama Didn’t Want You To See
Noah Shachtman, Tim Mak
December 15, 2014
Licensing, to be renewed every five years with full background checks and mental health screenings, is the first step.A Navy Vet’s Case for Gun Control
November 23, 2014
The trend led to a resurgence of anthology television, and renewed interest in The Twilight Zone.How a War-Weary Vet Created ‘The Twilight Zone’
November 13, 2014
It has so far insured more than 200,000 people who had never been insured before, but it has to be renewed next year.Arkansas’s Blue Collar Social Conservatives Don’t Know What’s Coming
November 10, 2014
John made a helpless gesture, and at a renewed call, went indoors.The Armourer's Prentices
Charlotte M. Yonge
They inspired me with a renewed confidence in our political future.'Tis Sixty Years Since
Charles Francis Adams
With a renewed sense of loss, Max saw that already she had put him out of her mind.K
Mary Roberts Rinehart
Duncan witnessed all their movements with renewed uneasiness.The Last of the Mohicans
James Fenimore Cooper
She did not believe her own words, yet the mere saying of them gave her renewed hope.The Monster Men
Edgar Rice Burroughs
- to take up again
- (also intr) to begin (an activity) again; recommenceto renew an attempt
- to restate or reaffirm (a promise, etc)
- (also intr) to make (a lease, licence, or contract) valid or effective for a further period
- to extend the period of loan of (a library book)
- to regain or recover (vigour, strength, activity, etc)
- to restore to a new or fresh condition
- to replace (an old or worn-out part or piece)
- to replenish (a supply, etc)