re·new /rɪˈnjuː $ rɪˈnuː/ ●○○ verb [transitiveT] 1 CONTINUE/START AGAINto arrange for an agreement or official document to continue for a further period of time 延长〔协议或官方文件〕的期限，使续期 renew somebody’s contract/licence/membership etc I need to renew my passport this year.
2 CONTINUE/START AGAIN formal to begin doing something again after a period of not doing it 〔中止后〕重新开始，继续 SYN resume Local people have renewed their efforts to save the school.
Police renewed their appeal for witnesses.
renew a friendship/acquaintance etc (=become friendly with someone again) 恢复友谊/交情等
3 REPLACEto remove something that is old or broken and put a new one in its place 更换；更新 SYN replace The window frames need to be renewed.