regenerate

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin regenerātus, perfect participle of regenerō.

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  • IPA(key): /ɹiːˈdʒɛnəɹeɪt/

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regenerate (third-person singular simple present regenerates, present participle regenerating, simple past and past participle regenerated)

  1. (transitive) To construct or create anew, especially in an improved manner.
  2. (transitive) To revitalize.
  3. (transitive, biology) To replace lost or damaged tissue.
  4. (intransitive) To become reconstructed.
  5. (intransitive) To undergo a spiritual rebirth.

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regenerate (not comparable)

  1. Spiritually reborn.
  2. (obsolete) Reproduced.
    • Shakespeare
      The earthly author of my blood, / Whose youthful spirit, in me regenerate, / Doth with a twofold vigour lift me up.

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regenerate

  1. present adverbial passive participle of regeneri

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regenerate

  1. adverbial present passive participle of regenerar

Latin[edit]

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regenerāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of regenerō