Synonyms of renew
1 recommenceDictionary • He renewed his attack on government policy.
continue • She looked up for a moment, then continued drawing.
repeat • I repeated the story to a delighted audience.
resume • They are expected to resume the search early today.
prolong • He said foreign military aid was prolonging the war.
reopen • There was a call to reopen the investigation
reaffirm • He reaffirmed his commitment to the country's economic reform programme.
rejuvenate • He was advised that the Italian climate would rejuvenate him.
regenerate • The government will continue to regenerate inner city areas.
revitalize • The hot, strong liquid seemed to revitalize her.
bring up to date
2 reaffirmDictionary • They renewed their friendship.
breathe new life into
3 replaceDictionary • Cells are constantly renewed.
refresh • She appeared, her make-up refreshed.
replenish • He went to replenish her glass.
4 restoreDictionary • the cost of renewing the buildings
restore • They partly restored a local castle.
repair • He has repaired the roof.
transform • the speed at which your body transforms food into energy
rebuild • The castle was rebuilt by his great grandson in 1859.
overhaul • The plumbing was overhauled a year ago.
mend • They took a long time to mend the roof.
refurbish • We have spent money on refurbishing the offices.
renovate • They spent thousands renovating the house.
refit • During the war, navy ships were refitted here.
fix up (informal, mainly US, Canadian)
modernize • There is a pressing need to modernize our electoral system.
recondition • They sell used and reconditioned motorcycle parts.
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continueIf you continue with something, you start doing it again after a break or interruption.
• She looked up for a moment, then continued drawing.
mendIf you mend something that is broken or not working, you repair it, so that it works properly or can be used.
• They took a long time to mend the roof.
modernizeTo modernize something such as a system or a factory means to change it by replacing old equipment or methods with new ones.
• There is a pressing need to modernize our electoral system.
Thesaurus for renew from the Collins English Thesaurus