renovate, v. 1. repair, renew, recondition, refurbish, rehabilitate, reconstitute, revamp, refit; mend, fix, fix up, patch up, put into shape, give a face-lift to. 2. revive, rejuvenate, rejuvenize, reinvigorate, revitalize, revivify, regenerate, recharge, refresh, resuscitate, resurrect, put or breathe new life into.
renovation, n. repair, renewal, refurbishment, rehabilitation, reconstitution, reconditioning; revival, revivification, rejuvenation, rejuvenescence, rein-vigoration, revitalization, regeneration, resuscitation, resurrection.
renown, n. fame, bays, celebrity, stardom, prominence, illustriousness; popularity, vogue, favor; greatness, preeminence, supereminence, superiority, supremacy, primacy, paramountcy; eminence, notability, repute, distinction, note, mark, eminency; standing, station, rank, position; consequence, importance, weight, significance, account; reputation, prestige, dignity, esteem, high regard, admiration, respect; honor, laurels, glory, praise, kudos, 6clat, acclamation, acclaim.
renowned, adj. famous, famed, celebrated, illustrious, well-known, prominent, notorious, Inf. name, Inf. big-name, notable, eminent, preeminent, superemi-nent, peerless, matchless, outstanding, Archaic, ex-imious; honored, honorable, esteemed, respected, revered, venerable, distinguished; important, consequential, great, grand, glorious, brilliant; exalted, acclaimed, much-touted, big-time, on the map, popular, well-liked; reputable, prestigious; immortal, fabled, legendary, historical, memorable.
rent1, n. 1. fee, hire, price, cost; payment, dues,
toll, tariff, tax; profit, return, proceeds.
-v. 2. live in, occupy temporarily; charter, hire, farm, take; lease, let, let out, hire out, farm out, sublet, sublease, underlet, Law. demise.
rent2, n. 1. slit, incision, hole, flaw, split, tear, rip, gash, slash; gap, opening, perforation, puncture; rift, scission, rupture, break, crack, fracture, chap, check; fissure, crevice, crevasse, chink, cleft, chasm, stria, cranny, interstice.
2. division, schism, separation, breach; disunion,
renunciation, n. 1. relinquishment, abnegation, abdication, resignation, giving up, Archaic, demission; transfer, transferal, transference, ceding, cession, handing over; surrender, yielding, renouncement.
2. abandonment, desertion, forsaking, rejection, disowning, disinheriting, turning one's back on, washing one's hands of; neglect, negligence, dereliction, remissness.
3. repudiation, disavowal, denial, recantation, (usu. under oath) abjuration, retraction, disclaimer, disclamation, back-pedaling; defection, heresy, apostasy, recreance, recreancy.
4. sacrifice, self-denial, self-restraint, self-control; austerity, abstemiousness, abstinence, abstention, continence, celibacy; forbearance, restraint, moderation, temperance.