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re•new•a•ble  (ri no̅o̅, -nyo̅o̅),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. able to be renewed:a library book that is not renewable.

n. 
  1. something that is renewable.
[1720–30;
renew + -able]
re•new′a•bili•ty, n. 

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
re•new /rɪˈnu, -ˈnyu/USA pronunciation   v. [+ object]
  1. to begin or take up again;
    resume:to renew a friendship.
  2. to make (as a license, passport, etc.) effective for an additional period.
  3. to make, say, or do again:The army renewed its attacks.
  4. to recover youth, strength, etc.:She felt renewed after a skiing trip.
  5. to restore to a former state esp. so as to be used again:We need to renew our resources.
re•new•a•ble, adj. 

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
re•new  (ri no̅o̅, -nyo̅o̅),USA pronunciation 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.

v.i. 
  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.
re•newa•bly, adv. 
re•new•ed•ly  (ri no̅o̅id lē, -nyo̅o̅-),USA pronunciation adv.  re•newer, n. 
  • Middle English renewen. See re-, new 1325–75
    • 3.See corresponding entry in Unabridged restock.
    • 7.See corresponding entry in Unabridged re-create, rejuvenate, regenerate, reinstate, mend.
      Renew, renovate, repair, restore suggest making something the way it formerly was. To
      renew means to bring back to an original condition of freshness and vigor:to renew one's enthusiasm.Renovate means to do over or make good any dilapidation of something:to renovate an old house.To
      repair is to put into good or sound condition;
      to make good any injury, damage, wear and tear, decay, etc.;
      to mend:to repair the roof of a house.To
      restore is to bring back to its former place or position something which has faded, disappeared, been lost, etc., or to reinstate a person in rank or position:to restore a king to his throne.

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