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Synonyms of 'renew'

(verb) 
Definition
to take up again after a break
He renewed his attack on government policy.
Synonyms
recommence
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continue
She looked up for a moment, then continued drawing.
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repeat
I repeated the story to a delighted audience.
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resume
They are expected to resume the search early today.
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prolong
He said foreign military aid was prolonging the war.
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reopen
There was a call to reopen the investigation
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recreate
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reaffirm
He reaffirmed his commitment to the country's economic reform programme.
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re-establish
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rejuvenate
He was advised that the Italian climate would rejuvenate him.
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regenerate
The government will continue to regenerate inner city areas.
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restate
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begin again
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revitalize
The hot, strong liquid seemed to revitalize her.
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bring up to date
(verb) 
Definition
to take up again after a break
They renewed their friendship.
Synonyms
, , ,
breathe new life into
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recommence
(verb) 
Definition
to replace (an old or worn-out part or piece)
Cells are constantly renewed.
Synonyms
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refresh
She appeared, her make-up refreshed.
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top up
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replenish
He went to replenish her glass.
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restock
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resupply
(verb) 
Definition
to restore to a new or fresh condition
the cost of renewing the buildings
Synonyms
restore
They partly restored a local castle.
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repair
He has repaired the roof.
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transform
the speed at which your body transforms food into energy
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rebuild
The castle was rebuilt by his great grandson in 1859.
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overhaul
The plumbing was overhauled a year ago.
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mend
They took a long time to mend the roof.
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refurbish
We have spent money on refurbishing the offices.
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renovate
They spent thousands renovating the house.
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refit
During the war, navy ships were refitted here.
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redevelop
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fix up (informal, mainly US, Canadian)
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modernize
There is a pressing need to modernize our electoral system.
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recondition
They sell used and reconditioned motorcycle parts.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of continue
Definition
to resume after an interruption
She looked up for a moment, then continued drawing.
Synonyms
return to,
take up again,
carry on,
recommence,
pick up where you left off
in the sense of mend
Definition
to repair something broken or not working
They took a long time to mend the roof.
Synonyms
in the sense of modernize
Definition
to make modern in style, methods, or equipment
There is a pressing need to modernize our electoral system.
Synonyms
remake,
remodel,
make over,
bring up to date,
rebrand

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