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Definition of "regenerate" []

  • To reform spiritually or morally. (verb-transitive)
  • To form, construct, or create anew, especially in an improved state. (verb-transitive)
  • To give new life or energy to; revitalize. (verb-transitive)
  • Biology To replace (a lost or damaged organ or part) by formation of new tissue. (verb-transitive)
  • To become formed or constructed again. (verb-intransitive)
  • To undergo or cause to undergo moral, spiritual, or physical renewal or invigoration (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To form or be formed again; come or bring into existence once again (verb)
  • To replace (lost or damaged tissues or organs) by new growth, or to cause (such tissues) to be replaced (verb)
  • To restore or be restored to an original physical or chemical state (verb)
  • (in a digital system) to reshape (distorted incoming pulses) for onward transmission (verb)
  • Morally, spiritually, or physically renewed or reborn; restored or refreshed (adjective)

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Use "regenerate" in a sentence
  • "I'm pleased, however, because narrative chunks shaking out of my head may be a sign that my brain is starting to regenerate from the forced-march."
  • "The police need to be able to regenerate from the most serious wounds, travel through time, and be really telekinetic."
  • "The "I" here, though of course not the regenerate, is neither the unregenerate, but the sinful principle of the renewed man, as is expressly stated in Ro 7: 18. 15,"