What does anew mean?

Definitions for anew
əˈnu, əˈnyuanew

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. afresh, anewadverb

    again but in a new or different way

    "start afresh"; "wanted to write the story anew"; "starting life anew in a fresh place"


  1. anewadverb

    Again, once more.

    Each morning, opportunity--like the sun--dawns anew.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Anewadverb

    Etymology: from a and new.

    Nor, if at mischief taken, on the ground
    Be slain, but pris’ners to the pillar bound,
    At either barrier plac’d; nor, captives made,
    Be freed, or, arm’d anew, the fight invade. John Dryden, Fables.

    That as in birth, in beauty you excel,
    The muse might dictate, and the poet tell:
    Your art no other art can speak; and you
    To show how well you play, must play anew. Matthew Prior.

    The miseries of the civil war did, for many years, deter the inhabitants of our island from the thoughts of engaging anew in such desperate undertakings. Joseph Addison, Freeholder, №. 28.

    He who begins late, is obliged to form anew the whole disposition of his soul, to acquire new habits of life, to practise duties to which he is utterly a stranger. John Rogers, Sermons.


  1. anew

    Anew means to do something again from the beginning in a different or refreshed manner. It implies starting afresh or making a fresh start.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Anewadverb

    over again; another time; in a new form; afresh; as, to arm anew; to create anew

  2. Etymology: [Pref. a- + new.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Anew

    a-nū′, adv. afresh: again. [Of and New.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. anew

    Enough, as relating to number.

Anagrams for anew »

  1. Ewan

  2. wane

  3. wean

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of anew in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of anew in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of anew in a Sentence

  1. Dick Durbin:

    As of today, we don’t have a bill before us, we start anew.

  2. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe:

    Yes! to this thought I hold with firm persistence; The last result of wisdom stamps it true; He only earns his freedom and existence Who daily conquers them anew.

  3. George Bernard Shaw:

    The only man who behaves sensibly is my tailor he takes my measure anew every time he sees me, whilst all the rest go on with their old measurements, and expect them to fit me.

  4. Saint Francis de Sales:

    Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering you own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them - every day begin the task anew.

  5. Sebastian Kurz:

    These are shameful images and no one should be ashamed for Austria, we need in this sense to rebuild confidence anew. This rebuilding can in this case only happen with a snap election.

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