renewal, n.

1. The act of restoring or reestablishing.

2. Parliamentary law. The introduction or consideration of a question already disposed of. ¡ª Also termed renewal of a motion. See restorative motion under MOTION(2). Cf. RECONSIDER.

3. The re-creation of a legal relationship or the replacement of an old contract with a new contract, as opposed to the mere extension of a previous relationship or contract. Cf. EXTENSION(1); REVIVAL(1). [Cases: Contracts 217. C.J.S. Contracts ¡ì¡ì 436¨C443, 446, 448¨C449, 500¨C501.] ¡ª renew, vb.

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