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Definition 1: restore strength - [verb of body]

Samples where regenerate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This food revitalized the patient

Synonyms for regenerate in the sense of this definition

(regenerate is a kind of ...) to make better

"The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"

(... is a kind of regenerate ) make younger or more youthful

"The contact with his grandchildren rejuvenated him"

Definition 2: undergo regeneration - [verb of body]

(regenerate is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

(... is a kind of regenerate ) become young again

"The old man rejuvenated when he became a grandfather"

Definition 3: form or produce anew - [verb of change]

Samples where regenerate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • regenerate hatred

(regenerate is a kind of ...) make or cause to be or to become

"make a mess in one's office" "create a furor"

Definition 4: return to life; get or give new life or energy - [verb of change]

Samples where regenerate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The week at the spa restored me

Synonyms for regenerate in the sense of this definition

(regenerate is a kind of ...) reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new

"We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years" "They renewed their membership"

(... is a kind of regenerate ) cause to appear in a new form

"the old product was reincarnated to appeal to a younger market"

(... is a kind of regenerate ) restore from a depressed, inactive, or unused state

"He revived this style of opera" "He resurrected the tango in this remote part of Argentina"

Definition 5: replace (tissue or a body part) through the formation of new tissue - [verb of change]

Samples where regenerate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The snake regenerated its tail

(regenerate is a kind of ...) create anew

"Re-create the boom of the West on a small scale"

Definition 6: be formed or shaped anew - [verb of change]

(regenerate is a kind of ...) develop into a distinctive entity

"our plans began to take shape"

Definition 7: bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one - [verb of change]

Samples where regenerate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The Church reformed me
  • reform your conduct

Synonyms for regenerate in the sense of this definition

(regenerate is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(... is a kind of regenerate ) improve the morals of

(regenerate has a similar meaning as ...) change for the better

"The lazy student promised to reform" "the habitual cheater finally saw the light"

Definition 8: amplify (an electron current) by causing part of the power in the output circuit to act upon the input circuit - [verb of change]

(regenerate is a kind of ...) make bigger or more

"The boss finally increased her salary" "The university increased the number of students it admitted"

Definition 9: reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new - [verb of creation]

Samples where regenerate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years
  • They renewed their membership

Synonyms for regenerate in the sense of this definition

(regenerate is a kind of ...) create anew

"Re-create the boom of the West on a small scale"

(... is a kind of regenerate ) substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected)

"He replaced the old razor blade" "We need to replace the secretary that left a month ago" "the insurance will replace the lost income" "This antique vase can never be replaced"

(... is a kind of regenerate ) make repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to

"You should overhaul your car engine" "overhaul the health care system"

(... is a kind of regenerate ) return to life; get or give new life or energy

"The week at the spa restored me"

(... is a kind of regenerate ) give new life or vigor to

(... is a kind of regenerate ) make (to feel) fresh

"The cool water refreshed us"

(... is a kind of regenerate ) restore to a previous or better condition

"They renovated the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel"

(... is a kind of regenerate ) give new treads to (a tire)

(... is a kind of regenerate ) to patch up or renovate; repair or restore

"They revamped their old house before selling it"

(... is a kind of regenerate ) make brighter and prettier

"we refurbished the guest wing" "My wife wants us to renovate"

(... is a kind of regenerate ) return to its original or usable and functioning condition

"restore the forest to its original pristine condition"

Definition 10: reformed spiritually or morally - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where regenerate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a regenerate sinner
  • regenerate by redemption from error or decay

(regenerate is similar to ...) spiritually reborn or converted

"a born-again Christian"

(regenerate is similar to ...) caused to abandon an evil manner of living and follow a good one

"a reformed drunkard"

(means also ...) rescued; especially from the power and consequences of sin

"a saved soul"

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