renewal

noun re·new·al \ ri-ˈnü-əl , -ˈnyü- \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of renewal

1 :the act or process of renewing :repetition
2 :the quality or state of being renewed
3 :something (such as a subscription to a magazine) renewed
4 :something used for renewing; specifically :an expenditure that betters existing fixed assets
5 :the rebuilding of a large area (as of a city) by a public authority

Examples of renewal in a Sentence

  1. The lease calls for yearly renewals.

  2. License renewals can be done online.

  3. You can get a 10 percent savings on subscription renewals.

  4. High fuel prices have led to a renewal of interest in electric cars.

  5. She uses flowers in her art as symbols of rebirth and renewal.

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First Known Use of renewal

1603



RENEWAL Defined for English Language Learners

renewal

noun

Definition of renewal for English Language Learners

  • : the act of extending the period of time when something is effective or valid : the act of renewing something

  • : the state of being made new, fresh, or strong again : the state of being renewed


RENEWAL Defined for Kids

renewal

noun re·new·al \ ri-ˈnü-əl , -ˈnyü- \

Definition of renewal for Students

1 :the act of continuing in force for a new period
  • the renewal of a magazine subscription
2 :the state of being made new, fresh, or strong again
3 :something renewed
  • license renewals

Law Dictionary

renewal

noun re·new·al \ ri-ˈnü-əl, -ˈnyü- \

legal Definition of renewal

1 :the act or process of renewing
  • a renewal of the copyright
2 :the quality or state of being renewed
3 :something renewed
4 :something used for renewing; specifically :an expenditure that betters existing fixed assets
5 :the rebuilding of a large area (as of a city) by a public authority


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