What does renewal mean?

Definitions for renewal
rɪˈnu əl, -ˈnyu-re·new·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reclamation, renewal, rehabilitationnoun

    the conversion of wasteland into land suitable for use of habitation or cultivation

  2. renewalnoun

    the act of renewing

  3. refilling, replenishment, replacement, renewalnoun

    filling again by supplying what has been used up


  1. renewalnoun

    The act of renewing.

  2. renewalnoun

    An offensive action made immediately after a parried one

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Renewalnoun

    The act of renewing; renovation.

    Etymology: from renew.

    It behoved the deity, persisting in the purpose of mercy to mankind, to renew that revelation from time to time, and to rectify abuses, with such authority for the renewal and rectification, as was sufficient evidence of the truth of what was revealed. Duncan Forbes.


  1. renewal

    Renewal refers to the process of making something effective or valid for an additional period of time through the act of extending, reaffirming, reviving, or refreshing. This could pertain to various contexts such as contracts, leases, subscriptions, licenses, or even physical and mental health. Overall, it means the restoration or continuation of an existing condition or state.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Renewalnoun

    the act of renewing, or the state of being renewed; as, the renewal of a treaty


  1. Renewal

    Renewal is the sixth album by the German thrash metal band Kreator released in 1992. It is their first "experimental" album, as in this release Kreator incorporated some industrial music influences in their songwriting. It is also the last album to feature original bassist Rob Fioretti.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'renewal' in Nouns Frequency: #2887

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of renewal in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of renewal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of renewal in a Sentence

  1. Brian Cookson:

    After the Festina affair in 1998, the 1999 Tour which was supposed to be the tour of renewal. In that tour, Lance Armstrong had a positive test for cortisone, which was covered up by the UCI.

  2. German Efromovich:

    I can't say that Brazil is better, it's worse, we were growing at 30 to 40 percent in previous years, and now we're going to grow capacity this year between 5 and 6 percent through plane renewal.

  3. Francis Cardinal George, OMI:

    God makes us a new creation in Christ, forgiving our sins and forming us into the Church. The purpose of evangelizing is to make Jesus Christ known and to invite people to be part of the company of his disciples in the Church. The motive of evangelizing is gratitude for what Christ has given us. The method of evangelizing entails our own personal renewal in the faith and in living Christ’s life in his body, the Church.

  4. Greg Wrightstone:

    With respect to domestic energy development, the best thing government could do is get out of the way and allow American energy to blossom, the renewal of American energy independence is achievable by freeing up the American energy sector to do what they do best : produce.

  5. Eugène Ionesco:

    I believe that in the history of art and of thought there has always been at every living moment of culture a will to renewal. This is not the prerogative of the last decade only. All history is nothing but a succession of crises -- of rupture, repudiation and resistance. When there is no crisis, there is stagnation, petrifaction and death. All thought, all art is aggressive.

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