renew

  • 1 renew — re‧new [rɪˈnjuː ǁ rɪˈnuː] verb 1. [intransitive, transitive] to arrange for an existing contract, agreement, deal etc to continue: • Most airlines renew their insurance policies between July and October. • The original contract had a term of… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 renew — renew, restore, refresh, renovate, refurbish, rejuvenate are comparable when they mean to give a person or thing that has become old, worn, or exhausted the qualities or appearance of what is fresh or new or young. Renew is so inclusive a term… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 3 renew — re·new /ri nü, nyü/ vt 1: to make like new: restore to freshness, vigor, or perfection; specif: to prevent the lapse of (a judgment) due to expiration of a statute of limitations 2: to do or state again renew ed his objection to the evidence 3:… …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 renew — [ri no͞o′, rinyo͞o′] vt. [ME renewen < re + newe (see NEW), after L renovare: see RENOVATE] 1. to make new or as if new again; make young, fresh, or strong again; bring back into good condition 2. to give new spiritual strength to 3. to cause… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Renew — Re*new (r? n? ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Reneved} ( n?d ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Renewing}.] [Pref. re + new. Cf. {Renovate}.] 1. To make new again; to restore to freshness, perfection, or vigor; to give new life to; to rejuvenate; to re[eum]stablish; to …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 renew — late 14c., from re again + M.E. newen resume, revive, renew; on analogy of L. renovare …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 Renew — Re*new , v. i. To become new, or as new; to grow or begin again. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 renew — [v] start over; refurbish begin again, brace, breathe new life into*, bring up to date*, continue, exhilarate, extend, fix up, freshen, gentrify, go over, mend, modernize, overhaul, prolong, reaffirm, reawaken, recommence, recondition, recreate,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 renew — ► VERB 1) resume or re establish after an interruption. 2) give fresh life or strength to. 3) extend the period of validity of (a licence, subscription, or contract). 4) replace or restore (something broken or worn out). DERIVATIVES renewal noun… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 renew */*/ — UK [rɪˈnjuː] / US [rɪˈnu] verb [transitive] Word forms renew : present tense I/you/we/they renew he/she/it renews present participle renewing past tense renewed past participle renewed 1) to arrange for something to continue for a longer period… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 renew — Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to make like new ; restore to freshness, vigor, or perfection < as we renew our strength in sleep > 2. to make new spiritually ; regenerate 3. a. to restore to existence ; revive b. to make …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 renew — renewably, adv. renewedly /ri nooh id lee, nyooh /, adv. renewer, n. /ri nooh , nyooh /, v.t. 1. to begin or take up again, as an acquaintance, a conversation, etc.; resume. 2. to make effective for an additional period: to renew a lease. 3. to… …

    Universalium

  • 13 renew — re|new [ rı nu ] verb transitive ** 1. ) to arrange for something to continue for a longer period of time: to renew a license/passport/lease to renew a book (=be allowed to keep a library book for a longer period of time) He failed to renew his… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 renew — verb ADVERB ▪ completely ▪ annually ▪ Membership must be renewed annually. ▪ periodically, regularly ▪ constantly …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 renew — 01. I wasn t finished reading the book, so I took it to the library, and [renewed] it for another two weeks. 02. An urban [renewal] project has been started in the city core, with plans to plant trees, clean up litter, and renovate some public… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 16 renew — re•new [[t]rɪˈnu, ˈnyu[/t]] v. t. 1) to begin or take up again; resume: to renew a friendship[/ex] 2) to make effective for an additional period 3) to restore or replenish 4) to make, say, or do again 5) to revive; reestablish 6) to recover… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17 Renew — Sergei Renew (russisch Сергей Ренев; * 3. Februar 1985) ist ein kasachischer Straßenradrennfahrer. Sergei Renew wurde 2005 kasachischer Bergmeister in der U23 Klasse. In der Saison 2006 startete er bei der Straßenrad Weltmeisterschaft in Salzburg …

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  • 18 renew — re|new [rıˈnju: US rıˈnu:] v [T] 1.) to arrange for an agreement or official document to continue for a further period of time renew sb s contract/licence/membership etc ▪ I need to renew my passport this year. 2.) formal to begin doing something …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 renew — [[t]rɪnju͟ː, AM nu͟ː[/t]] ♦♦♦ renews, renewing, renewed 1) VERB If you renew an activity, you begin it again. [V n] He renewed his attack on government policy towards Europe... [V n] He believes the peace talks will be renewed soon... [V ed]… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 renew — verb (T) 1 to arrange for a contract, membership of a club etc to continue: I must remember to renew the car insurance. 2 to replace something that is old or broken with something new: The window frames will have to be renewed. 3 to begin to do… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English