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regenerate (make)

Definition:

to form or produce anew

Class:

change verb (size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.)

Participle:

regenerating

Past tense:

regenerated

Present participle:

regenerating

3rd-person singular present:

regenerates

Type of:

make

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Usage example:

regenerate hatred

Etymology:

late Middle English (as an adjective): from Latin regeneratus "created again",...
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Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

regenerate | regenerable [adjective, derived]

to undergo or cause to undergo moral, spiritual, or physical renewal or invigoration | to form or be formed again; come or bring into existence once ... (25 of 500 words, 6 definitions, 9 usage examples, pronunciations)

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Wikipedia:

Regeneration [disambiguation] | regenerative

may refer to: Regeneration (Roy Orbison album) (1977) | Regeneration (Divine Comedy album) (2001) | Regeneration (Superchick album) (2003) | Regeneration (1915 film), a film starring John McCann | Regeneration (1997 film) or Behind the Lines, a film ... (34 of 400 words, 28 definitions)

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New World Dictionary:

regenerate | regenerated [past tense] | regenerating [present participle] | regeneracy [related] | regenerately [adverb, related]

spiritually reborn | renewed or restored, especially after a decline to a low or abject condition | to cause to be spiritually reborn | to cause to be ... (25 of 194 words, 13 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/regenerate

Oxford Dictionary:

regenerate | regenerated | regenerator [derived]

(of a living organism) grow (new tissue) after loss or damage | (of an organ or tissue) grow again | bring new and more vigorous life to (an area, ... (27 of 183 words, 6 definitions, 6 usage examples, pronunciations)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/regenerate

Merriam-Webster:

regenerate [entry 1, adjective] | regenerately [adverb, related] | regenerateness [noun, related]

formed or created again | spiritually reborn or converted | restored to a better, higher, or more worthy state (17 of 62 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/regenerate

regenerate [entry 2, verb] | reform [synonym, sense-specific] | freshen [synonym, sense-specific] | recharge [synonym, sense-specific] | recreate [synonym, sense-specific] | refresh [synonym, sense-specific] | refreshen [synonym, sense-specific] | renew [synonym, sense-specific] | rejuvenate [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

to become formed again | to become regenerate; "reform" | to undergo regeneration | to subject to spiritual regeneration ; to change radically and for ... (22 of 166 words, 6 definitions, pronunciations)

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regenerate [entry 3, noun]

one that is regenerated: as ; an individual who is spiritually reborn ; an organism that has undergone regeneration ; a regenerated body part (24 of 42 words, pronunciation)

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Random House Dictionary:

regenerate | regenerated [past tense] | regenerating [present participle] | reformed [synonym, sense-specific]

to effect a complete moral reform in. | to re-create, reconstitute, or make over, especially in a better form or condition. | to revive or produce ... (24 of 133 words, 14 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/regenerate

American Heritage Dictionary:

regenerate | regenerated [past tense] | regenerating [present participle] | regenerates [3rd-person singular present] | regenerable [adjective, related] | regenerately [adverb, related] | regenerator [noun, related]

To reform spiritually or morally. | To form, construct, or create anew, especially in an improved state. | To give new life or energy to; revitalize. ... (24 of 117 words, 12 definitions, pronunciations)

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Macmillan British Dictionary:

regenerate | regenerated [past tense] | regenerating [present participle] | regenerates [3rd-person singular present] | regeneration [noun, uncountable, related] | regenerative [adjective, related]

[transitive] to develop something again, or to bring it back to its original state | [intransitive/transitive, science] to grow a new body part or ... (23 of 87 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/regenerate

Wiktionary:

regenerate | regenerated [past tense] | regenerating [present participle] | regenerates [3rd-person singular present] | regen [abbreviation, sense-specific]

[transitive] To construct or create anew, especially in an improved manner. | [transitive] To revitalize. | [transitive, biology] To replace lost or damaged tissue. | [intransitive] To become reconstructed. | [intransitive] To undergo a spiritual... (31 of 36 words, 6 definitions)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/regenerate

Cambridge Dictionary:

regenerate [entry 1] | regeneration [noun, derived] | regenerative [adjective, derived]

to improve a place or system, especially by making it more active or successful (14 of 31 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/regenerate 1

regenerate [entry 2, specialized] | regeneration [noun, derived] | regenerative [adjective, derived]

to grow again (3 of 33 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/regenerate 2

Encarta Dictionary:

regenerate | regenerates [plural] | regenerated [past tense] | regenerating [present participle] | regenerable [adjective, derived] | regeneracy [noun, derived] | regenerately [adverb, derived] | regeneration [noun, derived] | regenerative [adjective, derived] | ...

to form again, or become formed again | to return from a state of decline to a revitalized state, or cause something to do this | to replace lost ... (27 of 228 words, 9 definitions, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861700426​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Oxford Dictionary:

regenerate | regenerated

Origin: late Middle English (as an adjective): from Latin regeneratus "created again", past participle of regenerare, from re- "again" + ... (19 of 28 etymology words)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/regenerate

New World Dictionary:

regenerate | regenerated [past tense] | regenerating [present participle]

Origin: Late Middle English regenerat from Latin regeneratus, past participle of regenerare, to reproduce, in ecclesiastical Late Latin, ... (17 of 23 etymology words)

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Online Etymology:

regenerate

First use: late 15th century

Origin: (adjective); 1550s (verb), from Latin regeneratus, past participle of regenerare.

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=regenerate

American Heritage Dictionary:

regenerate | regenerated [past tense] | regenerating [present participle] | regenerates [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Latin regenerāre, regenerāt-, to reproduce: re-, re- + generāre, to beget; see "generate".

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Wiktionary:

regenerate | regenerated [past tense] | regenerating [present participle] | regenerates [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Latin regenerātus, perfect participle of regenerō.

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/regenerate

Merriam-Webster:

regenerate [entry 1, adjective]

First use: 15th century

Origin: Middle English regenerat, from Latin regeneratus, past participle of regenerare to regenerate, from re- + generare to beget

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/regenerate

Audio references

Macmillan British Dictionary:

regenerate | regenerated [past tense] | regenerating [present participle] | regenerates [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "regenerate"

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Macmillan American Dictionary:

regenerate | regenerated [past tense] | regenerating [present participle] | regenerates [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "regenerate"

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Cambridge Dictionary:

regenerate [entry 2, specialized]

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "regenerate"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "regenerate"

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the Free Dictionary:

regenerate

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "regenerate"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "regenerate"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "regenerate" by speech synthesizer

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Google Dictionary:

regenerate | regenerated [past tense] | regenerating [present participle] | regenerates [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: English pronunciation of "regenerate"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

regenerate

Audio: North American pronunciation of "regenerate"

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regenerate

Audio: North American pronunciation of "regenerate"

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regenerate

Audio: North American pronunciation of "regenerate"

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YourDictionary Audio:

regenerate

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "regenerate" by speech synthesizer

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