Simple Definition of anew
: over again : once more
: in a new or different form
Full Definition of anew
1 : for an additional time : again <begin anew>
2 : in a new or different form <a story told anew on film>
Examples of anew
He demonstrated anew that he's not a good leader.
These problems must be dealt with anew.
The process begins anew each spring.
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
Rhymes with anew
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ANEW Defined for Kids
Definition of anew
1 : over again <begin anew>
2 : in a new or different form <I'll tear down and build anew.>
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