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English verb: renew

1. renew (creation) reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new


SamplesWe renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years.
They renewed their membership.


Synonymsregenerate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)re-create


Narrower (hyponym)freshen, freshen up, modernise, modernize, overhaul, reconstruct, refresh, refurbish, regenerate, rejuvenate, remold, remould, renovate, renovate, replace, restitute, restore, restore, retread, revamp, revitalise, revitalize

2. renew (change) cause to appear in a new form


SamplesThe old product was reincarnated to appeal to a younger market.


Synonymsreincarnate


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)regenerate, rejuvenate, restore









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