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renew

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of renew

  1. 1 to bring back to a former condition or vigor <the trip to New York renewed our enthusiasm for travel> Synonyms freshen, recharge, recreate, refresh, refreshen, regenerate, rejuvenate, repair, restore, resuscitate, revitalize, revive, revivify Related Words make over, overhaul, reclaim, recondition, reconstitute, redesign, redevelop, redo, reengineer, refurbish, rehab, rehabilitate, remake, remodel, renovate; refill, replenish, resupply; modernize, update

  2. 2 to begin again or return to after an interruption <with daybreak, the rescue team will renew its efforts to reach the stranded mountain climbers> Synonyms continue, pick up, proceed (with), resume, reopen, restartRelated Words resuscitate, revive; recrudesceNear Antonyms complete, conclude, consummate, end, finalize, finish; belay, break, can [slang], cease, check, cut, desist, discontinue, drop, halt, knock off, leave off, quit, scuttle, shut off, stay, stop, terminate

  3. 3 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> Synonyms reanimate, recharge, regenerate, rejuvenate, rekindle, revive, resurrect, resuscitate, revitalize, revivify, rewake, rewakenRelated Words jump-start, kick-start; reactivate, restart; reinvent; refresh, refreshenNear Antonyms extinguish, kill, quench, suppress

  4. 4 to make or do again <I can only renew my offer to help—it's up to them to accept it> Synonyms duplicate, redo, reduplicate, reiterate, remake, repeat, replicate, repriseRelated Words recreate, reenact, reinvent




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