Renew

Definition of Renew

Re`new´   Pronunciation: r?-n?´
v. t.1.To make new again; to restore to freshness, perfection, or vigor; to give new life to; to rejuvenate; to reëstablish; to recreate; to rebuild.
[imp. & p. p. Reneved (-n?d"); p. pr. & vb. n. Renewing.]
In such a night
Medea gathered the enchanted herbs
That did renew old æson.
- Shak.
2.Specifically, to substitute for (an old obligation or right) a new one of the same nature; to continue in force; to make again; as, to renew a lease, note, or patent.
3.To begin again; to recommence.
The last great age . . . renews its finished course.
- Dryden.
4.To repeat; to go over again.
The birds-their notes renew.
- Milton.
5.(Theol.) To make new spiritually; to regenerate.
Be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind.
- Rom. xii. 2.
v. i.1.To become new, or as new; to grow or begin again.

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