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VERB (9)

1. reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new;
- Example: "We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years"
- Example: "They renewed their membership"
[syn: regenerate, renew]

2. amplify (an electron current) by causing part of the power in the output circuit to act upon the input circuit;

3. bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one;
- Example: "The Church reformed me"
- Example: "reform your conduct"
[syn: reform, reclaim, regenerate, rectify]

4. return to life; get or give new life or energy;
- Example: "The week at the spa restored me"
[syn: regenerate, restore, rejuvenate]

5. replace (tissue or a body part) through the formation of new tissue;
- Example: "The snake regenerated its tail"

6. be formed or shaped anew;

7. form or produce anew;
- Example: "regenerate hatred"

8. undergo regeneration;

9. restore strength;
- Example: "This food revitalized the patient"
[syn: regenerate, revitalize]


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. reformed spiritually or morally;
- Example: "a regenerate sinner"
- Example: "regenerate by redemption from error or decay"

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4 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Regenerate \Re*gen"er*ate\ (-?t), a. [L. regeneratus, p. p. of regenerare to regenerate; pref. re- re- + generare to beget. See Generate.] 1. Reproduced. [1913 Webster] The earthly author of my blood, Whose youthful spirit, in me regenerate, Doth with a twofold vigor lift me up. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. (Theol.) Born anew; become Christian; renovated in heart; changed from a natural to a spiritual state. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Regenerate \Re*gen"er*ate\ (r?*j?n"?r*?t), v. t. 1. To generate or produce anew; to reproduce; to give new life, strength, or vigor to. [1913 Webster] Through all the soil a genial fferment spreads. Regenerates the plauts, and new adorns the meads. --Blackmore. [1913 Webster] 2. (Theol.) To cause to be spiritually born anew; to cause to become a Christian; to convert from sin to holiness; to implant holy affections in the heart of. [1913 Webster] 3. Hence, to make a radical change for the better in the character or condition of; as, to regenerate society. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

regenerate adj 1: reformed spiritually or morally; "a regenerate sinner"; "regenerate by redemption from error or decay" [ant: unregenerate, unregenerated] v 1: reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new; "We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years"; "They renewed their membership" [syn: regenerate, renew] 2: amplify (an electron current) by causing part of the power in the output circuit to act upon the input circuit 3: bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one; "The Church reformed me"; "reform your conduct" [syn: reform, reclaim, regenerate, rectify] 4: return to life; get or give new life or energy; "The week at the spa restored me" [syn: regenerate, restore, rejuvenate] 5: replace (tissue or a body part) through the formation of new tissue; "The snake regenerated its tail" 6: be formed or shaped anew 7: form or produce anew; "regenerate hatred" 8: undergo regeneration 9: restore strength; "This food revitalized the patient" [syn: regenerate, revitalize]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

71 Moby Thesaurus words for "regenerate": amend, born again, bring back, bring to, call back, circumcised, convert, converted, copy, do over, duplicate, give salvation, justified, make over, new-model, re-create, re-form, reanimate, reborn, rebuild, recall to life, recharge, reclaim, reconstitute, reconstruct, recruit, redeem, redeemed, redesign, redo, reestablish, refashion, reform, refound, refresh, regenerated, reheat the ashes, reinspire, reinstitute, reissue, rejuvenate, rekindle, relight, remake, remodel, renew, renewed, renovate, reorganize, repeat, reprint, reproduce, reshape, restore, restore self-respect, restructure, resurrect, resuscitate, revise, revitalize, revive, revivify, rewarm, sanctified, save, saved, set straight, spiritually purified, stir the embers, warm over, warm up