Last modified on 30 October 2014, at 20:34

regenerate

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin regenerātus, perfect participle of regenerō.

VerbEdit

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.

TranslationsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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.

LatinEdit

VerbEdit

regenerāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of regenerō