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[ verb ] re-establish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new

Synonyms

regenerate

Examples

"We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years" "They renewed their membership"

Used in print

(Jack Kaplan, "The Health Machine Menace: Therapy by...)

Lee renewed his pressure on Mrs._Shaefer to buy his machine when she visited him the next day .

(Marvin Schiller, "The Sheep's in the Meadow,"...)

During the rest of the summer my scholarly mania for making plaster_casts and spatter prints of Catskill flowers and leaves was all_but surpassed by the constantly renewed impressions of Jessica that my mind served_up to me for contemplation and delight .

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[ verb ] make new or like new

Synonyms

reincarnate

Examples

"We renewed our friendship after 20 years" "We renewed the membership"

Used in print

(Evan Esar, Humorous English; a guide to comic ,...)

An item in the letters column of a newspaper renewed a subscription , adding : `` I personally enjoy your newspaper as_much_as my husband '' .

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