renewal

(redirected from renewals)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Financial.

re·new·al

 (rĭ-no͞o′əl, -nyo͞o′-)
n.
1. The act of renewing or the state of having been renewed.
2. Something, such as a subscription, that is renewed.

renewal

(rɪˈnjuːəl)
n
1. (Law) the act of renewing or state of being renewed
2. (Library Science & Bibliography) the act of renewing or state of being renewed
3. (Law) something that is renewed
4. (Library Science & Bibliography) something that is renewed

re•new•al

(rɪˈnu əl, -ˈnyu-)

n.
1. the act of renewing.
2. the state of being renewed.
3. something renewed.
[1675–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.renewal - the conversion of wasteland into land suitable for use of habitation or cultivationrenewal - the conversion of wasteland into land suitable for use of habitation or cultivation
restoration - the act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state
re-afforestation, reforestation - the restoration (replanting) of a forest that had been reduced by fire or cutting
urban renewal - the clearing and rebuilding and redevelopment of urban slums
2.renewal - the act of renewing
repeating, repetition - the act of doing or performing again
self-renewal - the act of renewing yourself (or itself)
3.renewal - filling again by supplying what has been used uprenewal - filling again by supplying what has been used up
filling - flow into something (as a container)

renewal

renewal

noun
1. The act of making new or as if new again:
2. A continuing after interruption:
Translations
تَجْديد
obnova
forlængelsefornyelse
megújítás
endurnÿjun
uzatmayenileme

renewal

[rɪˈnjuːəl] N
1. (= reinvigoration) → renacimiento m
there was a renewal of faith in the old valueshubo un renacimiento de la fe en viejos valores
a spiritual renewalun renacimiento espiritualuna renovación espiritual
2. (= renovation) → renovación f
a housing renewal programmeun programa de renovación de viviendas
urban renewalrenovación f urbanística
3. (= restarting) [of negotiations, relations] → reanudación f; [of attack, hostilities] → recrudecimiento m
4. (= revalidation) [of contract, passport, subscription, library book] → renovación f; [of lease, loan] → prórroga f, renovación f
his contract is up for renewalle toca que le renueven el contrato

renewal

[rɪˈnjuːəl] n
[licence, lease, visa, contract] → renouvellement m
The office dealt with visa renewals → Le bureau s'occupait des renouvellements de visas.
to come up for renewal → arriver à échéance
[negotiations, fighting] → reprise f
the renewal of fighting → la reprise des combats

renewal

nErneuerung f; (of contract, passport etc also)Verlängerung f; (of negotiations, discussions, diplomatic relations, attack, attempts)Wiederaufnahme f; (of interest)Wiedererwachen nt; (of one’s strength)Wiederherstellung f; (of supplies)Auffrischung f; spiritual renewalgeistige Erneuerung

renewal

[rɪˈnjuːəl] n (see vb) → rinnovo; (XXX) → ripresa

renew

(rəˈnjuː) verb
1. to begin, do, produce etc again. He renewed his efforts; We must renew our attack on drug abuse.
2. to cause (eg a licence) to continue for another or longer period of time. My television licence has to be renewed in October.
3. to make new or fresh or as if new again. The panels on the doors have all been renewed.
reˈnewable adjective
reˈnewal noun
References in classic literature ?
The same man, stimulated by private pique against the MEGARENSIANS,[2] another nation of Greece, or to avoid a prosecution with which he was threatened as an accomplice of a supposed theft of the statuary Phidias,[3] or to get rid of the accusations prepared to be brought against him for dissipating the funds of the state in the purchase of popularity,[4] or from a combination of all these causes, was the primitive author of that famous and fatal war, distinguished in the Grecian annals by the name of the PELOPONNESIAN war; which, after various vicissitudes, intermissions, and renewals, terminated in the ruin of the Athenian commonwealth.
There were not fewer smiles at the Parsonage than at the Park on this change in Edmund; Miss Crawford looked very lovely in hers, and entered with such an instantaneous renewal of cheerfulness into the whole affair as could have but one effect on him.
The bright fire of dry oak-boughs burning on the dogs seemed an incongruous renewal of life and glow--like the figure of Dorothea herself as she entered carrying the red-leather cases containing the cameos for Celia.
He wrote with terrible rapidity, the twig in his fingers rilling blood without renewal; but in the middle of a sentence his hands denied their service to his will, his arms fell to his sides, the book to the earth; and powerless to move or cry out, he found himself staring into the sharply drawn face and blank, dead eyes of his own mother, standing white and silent in the garments of the grave!
Man's life alone, swifter than time, speeds onward to its end without any hope of renewal, save it be in that other life which is endless and boundless.
Before the sentiments impressed on their minds by the mode of their elevation can be effaced by the exercise of power, they will be compelled to anticipate the moment when their power is to cease, when their exercise of it is to be reviewed, and when they must descend to the level from which they were raised; there forever to remain unless a faithful discharge of their trust shall have established their title to a renewal of it.
The ape stood looking about him at the havoc he had wrought, but whether he was awaiting a renewal of the attack or was deliberating which of his foes he should exterminate first Paulvitch could not guess.
With a renewal of tenderness, however, they returned to her room on leaving the dining-parlour, and sat with her till summoned to coffee.
My fellow citizens, today we celebrate the mystery of American renewal. This ceremony is held in the depth of winter, but by the words we speak and the faces we show the world, we force the spring.
It may, of course, have been that with the renewal of the bird voices a fresh courage, a fresh belief in the good issue of the struggle came too.
So he played a more coaxing game; and while never going beyond words, or attempting the renewal of caresses, he did his utmost orally.
No results; nothing but a renewal of civility, and a sudden shifting to the subject of the Entertainment.