Meaning of renew


Pronunciation: (ri-n', -ny'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to begin or take up again, as an acquaintance, a conversation, etc.; resume.
  2. to make effective for an additional period: to renew a lease.
  3. to restore or replenish: to renew a stock of goods.
  4. to make, say, or do again.
  5. to revive; reestablish.
  6. to recover (youth, strength, etc.).
  7. to restore to a former state; make new or as if new again.
  1. to begin again; recommence.
  2. to renew a lease, note, etc.
  3. to be restored to a former state; become new or as if new again.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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