AskDefine | Define anew

Dictionary Definition

anew adv : again but in a new or different way; "start afresh"; "wanted to write the story anew"; "starting life anew in a fresh place" [syn: afresh]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. (literary, poetic or formal) Again, once more.
    Each morning, opportunity--like the sun--dawns anew.


  • Dutch: opnieuw
  • French: à nouveau, derechef
  • Hebrew: מחדש (me'khadash)
  • Italian: di nuovo
  • Polish: znowu
  • Portuguese: de novo, novamente
  • Russian: снова
  • Spanish: de nuevo


Extensive Definition

Anau (also spelled Annau), Turkmenistan, capital of Ahal Province, is a town 8 kilometers southeast of Ashgabat. Traces of habitation in the area date back to 3000 B.C.
The name Anau is from Persian ab-i nau (آب نو) meaning "New Water".
anew in Estonian: Änew
anew in Spanish: Annau
anew in French: Änew
anew in Lithuanian: Anau
anew in Portuguese: Anev
anew in Turkish: Anev
anew in Turkmen: Änew

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

ab ovo, afresh, again, another time, as new, bis, da capo, de novo, ditto, encore, freshly, from scratch, from the beginning, lately, new, newly, of late, once again, once more, over, over again, recently, twice over, two times, yet again
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