from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Capable of being renewed.
  • adjective Relating to or being a commodity or resource, such as solar energy or firewood, that is inexhaustible or replaceable by new growth.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being renewed: as, a lease renewable at pleasure.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Capable of being renewed.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Able to be renewed; capable of renewal.
  • adjective of a resource Sustainable; able to be regrown or renewed; having an ongoing or continuous source of supply; not finite.
  • noun A thing that is renewable; especially, a renewable source of energy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective capable of being renewed; replaceable
  • adjective that can be renewed or extended


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renew +‎ -able


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