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 (rĭ-no͞o′, -nyo͞o′)
v. re·newed, re·new·ing, re·news
1. To make new or as if new again; restore: renewed the antique chair.
2. To take up again; resume: renew an old friendship; renewed the argument.
3. To repeat so as to reaffirm: renew a promise.
4. To regain or restore the physical or mental vigor of; revive: I renewed my spirits in the country air.
a. To arrange for the extension of: renew a contract; renew a magazine subscription.
b. To arrange to extend the loan of: renewed the library books before they were overdue.
6. To replenish: renewed the water in the humidifier.
7. To bring into being again; reestablish.
1. To become new again.
2. To start over.

[Middle English renewen : re-, re- + newen, to renew (from new, new; see new).]

re·new′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.renewing - tending to impart new life and vigor to; "the renewing warmth of the sunshine"
invigorating - imparting strength and vitality; "the invigorating mountain air"


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Whatever objection you may personally feel to renewing the efforts for the rescue of this miserable girl which failed so lamentably at York, I entreat you, for Norah's sake, to take the same steps now which we took then.
Shimerda: he was unable to meet a note which fell due on the first of November; had to pay an exorbitant bonus on renewing it, and to give a mortgage on his pigs and horses and even his milk cow.
Rick Snyder for signing legislation that gives millions of Michigan motorists a 30-day grace period to affix their tab after renewing their vehicles registration.
uses a framework of Rethinking, Revising, and Renewing to examine the most pervasive educational practices in writing instruction and to help ask the questions necessary in order to revise those practices so that they are effective for all students.
Renewing the registration protects subscribers from misuse, or confidentiality infringement.
The next time renters come into the leasing office asking why their renewals are so high, remind them that renewing is usually a much better deal than moving to a new apartment.
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The report pointed out registering of seven new public shareholder companies and renewing commercial activity to 23 branches of new public shareholder companies and 14 private shareholder companies during the first quarter of 2012.
Also, the IRS said in the notice, preparers renewing for the 2012 season who were required to have registered and obtained or renewed a PTIN for 2011 but did not do so must obtain a 2011 PTIN and then renew it for 2012, paying fees for both years ($64.
Please note that renewing by mail may take up to six weeks to process after the completed renewal form is received.