• WordNet 3.6
    • n renewal the conversion of wasteland into land suitable for use of habitation or cultivation
    • n renewal the act of renewing
    • n renewal filling again by supplying what has been used up
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Renewal The act of renewing, or the state of being renewed; as, the renewal of a treaty.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n renewal The act of renewing, or of forming anew.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Renewal renovation: regeneration: restoration
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  • Bible
    “Therefore we do not lose heart. Even though our outward man is perishing, yet the inward man is being renewed day by day. [2 Corinthians 4:16]”
  • Henri Frederic Amiel
    “So long as a person is capable of self-renewal they are a living being.”
  • Alice Meynell
    Alice Meynell
    “Let a man turn to his own childhood -- no further -- if he will renew his sense of remoteness, and of the mystery of change.”
  • Dale Turner
    Dale Turner
    “Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.”
  • Courtland Milloy
    Courtland Milloy
    “Nothing purchased can come close to the renewed sense of gratitude for having family and friends.”
  • Denis Waitley
    “When you are in the valley, keep your goal firmly in view and you will get the renewed energy to continue the climb.”


In literature:

The library card should be presented when a book is drawn, renewed, or returned.
"A Library Primer" by John Cotton Dana
Renewed poverty was breaking our household up.
"Tramping on Life" by Harry Kemp
At 2:36 P.M., the relief battleships renewed the attack on the forts, which again opened fire.
"New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 2, May, 1915" by Various
The friends of Crawford were now alarmed, and the contest was immediately renewed.
"The Memories of Fifty Years" by William H. Sparks
I should say, in addition to this, that several renewal, fines will fall in during the course of the winter.
"Valentine M'Clutchy, The Irish Agent The Works of William Carleton, Volume Two" by William Carleton
We remained silent while getting over a mile of the dusty road; but, as the oxen fell into their slow pace again, we renewed the conversation.
"The Gold Hunter's Adventures" by William H. Thomes
"The Empire of Austria; Its Rise and Present Power" by John S. C. Abbott
Mrs. Rockharrt embraced and kissed her fondly, and renewed and pressed her invitation to the beauty to come and make a long visit.
"For Woman's Love" by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
Sapor had formed the resolution to renew the contest terminated so unfavorably forty years earlier by his grandfather.
"The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 7. (of 7): The Sassanian or New Persian Empire" by George Rawlinson
The company then renewed their trapping, and continued it up the Gila to a point opposite the copper mines of New Mexico.
"The Life and Adventures of Kit Carson, the Nestor of the Rocky Mountains, from Facts Narrated by Himself" by De Witt C. Peters

In poetry:

The Holy Spirit
reigns here free –
awakens, renews
"In The Woods" by Eberhard Arnold
...For you,
I wish your dreams fulfilled.
The love you waited.
Hope renewed.
"Time" by Carlos Drummond de Andrade
'For, thinkest thou, shall then be dearth
Of aught of grandeur, beauty, mirth,
That now makes glad the sons of men?
Shall they not see their joys again At that dread birth
Which shall renew the heaven and earth?
"The Answer Of The Hills" by Samuel John Stone
Thy Spirit is sent forth again,
And life resumes its joyous reign;
Again is nature's face renew'd,
And love, and bliss, and gratitude,
Clad all the face of earth with light,
And hope, and bliss, and promise bright.
"Spring: Friday Morning" by John Bowring
True! Spring renews the faded year;
And renovated fruits and flowers
In re-awaken'd charms appear:—
They deck the plain—they crown the bowers—
Their blush was past—their odour fled—
They only slept—they were not dead.
"Winter: Friday Evening" by John Bowring
Land of the desolate, Mother of tears,
Weeping your beauty marred and torn,
Your children tossed upon the spears,
Your altars rent, your hearths forlorn,
Where Spring has no renewing spell,
And Love no language save a long Farewell!
"To Belgium In Exile" by Sir Owen Seaman

In news:

If your homeowners insurance company has notified you that they will not be renewing your policy and that your property needs to comply with certain defensible space requirements, you are not alone.
It's looking a lot like a white-knuckle Christmas for renewable energy companies.
Palm Beach County leaders have renewed efforts.
Mizzou renews basketball rivalry with Illini.
BlueFire Renewables strikes 15-year deal.
LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian renewed their wedding vows to celebrate their one-year anniversary last week.
The company will not renew the lease, which terminates January 31, 2013.
WAYNE GLOWACKI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Winnipeg Blue Bombers head coach Tim Burke barks out orders with renewed authority on Thursday.
For Urban Renewal, Cowtown Is 'Already There.
Farmers around the Pioneer Valley will be reducing their energy consumption and relying more on renewable energy soon as a result of state grants announced Tuesday.
EBSCO working with consortia on rapid renewals.
Chester Township voters approve millage renewal.
In addition to manure, digesters can also turn whey, a byproduct of yogurt production, into new renewable energy.
Delta will renew direct flight to Paris.
Though the economy has been the priority for voters in this election, the consulate attack in Libya and concern about Iran's nuclear ambitions have renewed some urgency and emphasis on foreign policy in the national dialogue.

In science:

The more complicated ballistic part is proved in Section 3.2 by renewal techniques.
Coincidence of Lyapunov exponents for random walks in weak random potentials
We therefore take recourse to different methods, mainly renewal techniques and arguments from Ornstein–Zernike theory.
Coincidence of Lyapunov exponents for random walks in weak random potentials
In the first two subsections, such paths are approximated by more specific paths, the so-called bridges, and a renewal formalism is found by introducing irreducibility for bridges.
Coincidence of Lyapunov exponents for random walks in weak random potentials
In Section 3.1, we introduce an analogous renewal formalism for the “fixed-number-of-steps” setting.
Coincidence of Lyapunov exponents for random walks in weak random potentials
This means that, similarly to S in the previous subsection, the process S (p) can be renewed at any time M .
Coincidence of Lyapunov exponents for random walks in weak random potentials