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renew

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrenewre‧new /rɪˈnjuː $ rɪˈnuː/ ●○○ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 CONTINUE/START AGAINto arrange for an agreement or official document to continue for a further period of timerenew somebody’s contract/licence/membership etc 🔊 I need to renew my passport this year.2 CONTINUE/START AGAIN formal to begin doing something again after a period of not doing it syn resume 🔊 Local people have renewed their efforts to save the school. 🔊 Police renewed their appeal for witnesses.renew a friendship/acquaintance etc (=become friendly with someone again)3 REPLACEto remove something that is old or broken and put a new one in its place syn replace 🔊 The window frames need to be renewed.4 renew a book→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
renewThe drainage system over some sections of route has had to be refurbished or renewed.You should check the engine carefully, renewing any parts that are worn or damaged.Iceland has no immediate plans to renew commercial whaling.The conference highlighted and promoted service teaching and learning as a way to build academic and citizenship skills while renewing communities.Subsequently I tried to renew contact with Rubinsky, a man more of my generation.His firm is renewing efforts to provide in-house computer training.From this base, after suitable preparations, McClellan planned to renew his efforts against the Confederate capital.The state desperately needs to renew its road system.I renewed my vow that evening.There was nothing to prevent the President from renewing the bombing in the North.The rebels waited until nightfall to renew their attack on the city.As a result, firms employing them need to recruit frequently to replace those who choose not to renew their contracts.To renew your license, contact the Department of Motor Vehicles.It is wise to renew your water filter every month, even though it may seem to be working satisfactorily.renew a friendship/acquaintance etcThe events are a good reason for the enthusiasts of this largely non-social past time to gather and renew acquaintances.It was so nice for me to renew acquaintance once again with my old and trusted friends, Ingleborough and Company.Nancy enjoyed seeing them and an occasional painter or writer who asked to renew acquaintance with Arnold's collection.On this flight I renewed acquaintance with Mary MacKinnon.There will be a buffet reception afterwards - a chance to renew acquaintance with old friends.
From Longman Business Dictionaryrenewre‧new /rɪˈnjuːrɪˈnuː/ verb1[intransitive, transitive] to arrange for an existing contract, agreement, deal etc to continueMost airlinesrenew theirinsurance policies between July and October.The original contract had a term of three years, with an option to renew for two more.2[transitive] to begin to do something again, after a period of timeIf oil prices remain high, U.S. industry will renew efforts to conserve energy.The company is renewing its focus on customer satisfaction.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
renew
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyrenew
he, she, itrenews
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyrenewed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave renewed
he, she, ithas renewed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad renewed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill renew
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have renewed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam renewing
he, she, itis renewing
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you, we, theyare renewing
Past
I, he, she, itwas renewing
you, we, theywere renewing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been renewing
he, she, ithas been renewing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been renewing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be renewing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been renewing
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