Definition of REGENERATE

to bring back to a former condition or vigor <the neighborhood was regenerated thanks to a government grant for restoring all the old buildings and creating studio spaces for artists>
to bring back to life, practice, or activity <dairy farming in the area was regenerated when new arrivals bought the old creamery>
Near Antonyms extinguish, kill, quench, suppress
to make better in behavior or character <the ex-convict credits his newfound faith with regenerating him beyond anything that he could have imagined>

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