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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to extend the date of)
a. renovar
After my 25th birthday, I will have to renew my driver's license.Después de mi 25 cumpleaños, voy a tener que renovar mi permiso de conducir.
2. (to resume)
a. renovar
The married couple invited their friends to their home to see them renew their vows to each other.El matrimonio invitó a sus amigos a su casa para verlos renovar sus votos.
b. reanudar
The estranged college roommates renewed their old friendship at their college reunion.Los compañeros de dormitorio reanudaron su vieja amistad en la reunión de la universidad
3. (to revive)
a. renovar
The counselor's kind words renewed the student's vigor regarding his college applications.Las amables palabras del consejero renovaron el vigor del estudiante en cuanto a sus solicitudes para la universidad.
4. (to replace)
a. cambiar
Since we have had it for a few months already, it's time to renew the water filter on our kitchen faucet.Como ya tiene unos meses, ya es el momento de cambiar el filtro de agua del grifo de nuestra cocina.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (passport, membership)
a. renovar
2. (attempts, calls, attacks)
a. renovar, reanudar
3. (relations, friendship)
a. reanudar
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renew [rɪˈnjuː]
transitive verb
1 (restore) renovar
skin renews itself every 28 days la piel se renueva or se regenera cada 28 días
a plan to renew the nation's economy nature's repair process is slow and steady, with cells being constantly renewed each spring the lush greenness is miraculously renewed to renew one's strength
2 (resume) [+negotiations, relations] reanudar
the storm renewed itself with a vengeance la tormenta volvió aún peor; se recrudeció la tormenta
to renew negotiations/discussions Congress is to renew aid to the Contras Syria has renewed diplomatic relations with Egypt the two sides renewed hostilities after a brief ceasefire he believes the peace talks will be renewed soon when the two men met again after the war they renewed their friendship to renew (one's) [acquaintance] with sb the fair is an opportunity to renew acquaintance with existing customers what a pleasure it had been to renew this old acquaintance last night, Martina Navratilova renewed acquaintance with the strip of turf known as Centre Court
to renew the attack (Mil) volver al ataque
again and again he renewed the attack with fresh troops and greater force they renewed their attack [on] the town to renew one's [attack] on sth/sb
he renewed his attack on government policy volvió a arremeter contra la política del gobierno
Sir Rhodes Boyson will renew his attack on the national curriculum
to renew one's efforts (to do sth) volver a esforzarse (por hacer algo); reanudar sus esfuerzos (por hacer algo) (formal)
she renewed her efforts to open the window the German government has renewed diplomatic efforts to free two hostages Gorbachev renewed his efforts to reform the Soviet Union
3 (extend date of) [+contract, passport, subscription, library book] renovar; [+lease, loan] renovar; prorrogar
twenty-year leases, with options to renew Larry's landlord threatened not to renew his lease I want to renew that eight-hundred-dollar loan I had last year he'll ask the Parliament to renew his powers to rule by emergency decree the job was for a fixed term and the contract is not being renewed it was expected that France would not renew the NATO treaty] most foreign journalists have been forced to leave Vilnius because the Soviet authorities have refused to renew their visas what if your car breaks down and you forgot to renew your membership in the American Automobile Association? the discounts will automatically be credited to commuters when they renew their season ticket I went to renew my library books
4 (reaffirm) [+promise, vow] renovar
to renew one's marriage vows
5 (replace) [+component] cambiar; [+supplies] reponer
a lot of the cost of maintenance goes into renewing brakes they reached a small town where /they were able to renew their supplies/ before pressing on into the jungle
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