Definition for RE-NEW'

RE-NEW', v.t. [L. renovo; re and novo, or re and new.]

  1. To renovate; to restore to a former state, or to a good state, after decay or depravation; to rebuild; to repair. Asa renewed the altar of the Lord. – 2 Chron. xv.
  2. To re-establish; to confirm. Let us go to Gilgal and renew the kingdom there. – 1 Sam. xi.
  3. To make again; as, to renew a treaty or covenant.
  4. To repeat; as, to renew expressions of friendship; to renew a promise; to renew an attempt.
  5. To revive; as, to renew the glories of an ancestor or of a former age. – Shak.
  6. To begin again. The last great age renews its finish'd course. – Dryden.
  7. To make new; to make fresh or vigorous; as, to renew youth; to renew strength; to renew the face of the earth. – Ps. ciii. Is. xl. Ps. civ.
  8. To grant a new loan on a new note for the amount of a former one.
  9. In theology, to make new; to renovate; to transform; to change from natural enmity to the love of God and his law; to implant holy affections to the heart; to regenerate. Be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind. – Rom. xii. Eph. iv.

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