renewal

noun

re·​new·​al ri-ˈnü-əl How to pronounce renewal (audio)
-ˈnyü-
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

The lease calls for yearly renewals. License renewals can be done online. You can get a 10 percent savings on subscription renewals. High fuel prices have led to a renewal of interest in electric cars. She uses flowers in her art as symbols of rebirth and renewal.
Recent Examples on the Web If approved, the five-year contract, which would have six options for renewal, is estimated to cost $9.3 million per year. Paul Sisson, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 June 2024 With the news of the show’s renewal for a seventh season, and its spinoff titled All American: Homecoming set to premiere Season 3 this summer, Carroll’s brainchild has grown to the point where the evolution of this franchise has no limits. Okla Jones, Essence, 4 June 2024 Subscribers who pay on an annual basis will only see the price increase until renewal. Michael Kan, PCMAG, 4 June 2024 The Panthers’ allotment of season-tickets for the lower bowl were sold out before the season began and they already an all-time high of season-ticket renewals for next season. Jordan McPherson, Miami Herald, 3 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for renewal 

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Word History

First Known Use

1603, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of renewal was in 1603

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Cite this Entry

“Renewal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/renewal. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

renewal

noun
re·​new·​al ri-ˈn(y)ü-əl How to pronounce renewal (audio)
1
: the act of renewing : the state of being renewed
2
: something renewed
3
: the rebuilding of a large area by a public authority
urban renewal

Legal Definition

renewal

noun
re·​new·​al ri-ˈnü-əl, -ˈnyü- How to pronounce renewal (audio)
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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