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renew

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1 to bring back to a former condition or vigor

  • the trip to New York renewed our enthusiasm for travel
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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
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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
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4 to make or do again

  • I can only renew my offer to help—it's up to them to accept it
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Synonym Discussion of renew

renew, restore, refresh, renovate, rejuvenate mean to make like new. renew implies a restoration of what had become faded or disintegrated so that it seems like new.
    • efforts to renew the splendor of the old castle
restore implies a return to an original state after depletion or loss.
    • restored a fine piece of furniture
refresh implies the supplying of something necessary to restore lost strength, animation, or power.
    • a refreshing drink
renovate suggests a renewing by cleansing, repairing, or rebuilding.
    • the apartment has been entirely renovated
rejuvenate suggests the restoration of youthful vigor, powers, or appearance.
    • the change in jobs rejuvenated her spirits


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