adverb \ə-ˈnü, -ˈnyü\

: over again : once more

: in a new or different form

Full Definition of ANEW

:  for an additional time :  again <begin anew>
:  in a new or different form <a story told anew on film>

Examples of ANEW

  1. He demonstrated anew that he's not a good leader.
  2. These problems must be dealt with anew.
  3. The process begins anew each spring.
  4. The poem has been translated anew for this new book.

Origin of ANEW

Middle English of newe, from Old English of nīwe, from of + nīwe new
First Known Use: before 12th century
ANEW Defined for Kids


adverb \ə-ˈnü, -ˈnyü\

Definition of ANEW for Kids

:  over again <begin anew>
:  in a new or different form <I'll tear down and build anew.>


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