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RENEWAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does renewal mean? 

RENEWAL (noun)
  The noun RENEWAL has 3 senses:

1. the conversion of wasteland into land suitable for use of habitation or cultivation
2. the act of renewing
3. filling again by supplying what has been used up

  Familiarity information: RENEWAL used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


RENEWAL (noun)


Sense 1renewal [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The conversion of wasteland into land suitable for use of habitation or cultivation

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

reclamation; renewal; rehabilitation

Hypernyms ("renewal" is a kind of...):

restoration (the act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "renewal"):

re-afforestation; reforestation (the restoration (replanting) of a forest that had been reduced by fire or cutting)

urban renewal (the clearing and rebuilding and redevelopment of urban slums)


Sense 2renewal [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of renewing

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("renewal" is a kind of...):

repeating; repetition (the act of doing or performing again)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "renewal"):

self-renewal (the act of renewing yourself (or itself))


Sense 3renewal [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Filling again by supplying what has been used up

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural processes

Synonyms:

refilling; replenishment; renewal; replacement

Hypernyms ("renewal" is a kind of...):

filling (flow into something (as a container))


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