regenerate

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EtymologyEdit

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.

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regenerate

  1. present adverbial passive participle of regeneri

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regenerate

  1. adverbial present passive participle of regenerar

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regenerāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of regenerō