Definition of RENEW

to bring back to a former condition or vigor <the trip to New York renewed our enthusiasm for travel>
to begin again or return to after an interruption <with daybreak, the rescue team will renew its efforts to reach the stranded mountain climbers>
Related Words resuscitate, revive; recrudesce
to bring back to life, practice, or activity <the spate of recent movies based on classic comic book characters has renewed interest in the comics themselves>
Near Antonyms extinguish, kill, quench, suppress
to make or do again <I can only renew my offer to help—it's up to them to accept it>
Related Words recreate, reenact, reinvent

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