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regenerate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of regenerate

  1. 1 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> Synonyms freshen, recharge, recreate, refresh, refreshen, renew, rejuvenate, repair, restore, resuscitate, revitalize, revive, revivifyRelated Words make over, overhaul, reclaim, recondition, reconstitute, redesign, redevelop, redo, reengineer, refurbish, rehab, rehabilitate, remake, remodel, renovate; refill, replenish, resupply; modernize, update

  2. 2 to bring back to life, practice, or activity <dairy farming in the area was regenerated when new arrivals bought the old creamery> Synonyms reanimate, recharge, revive, rejuvenate, rekindle, renew, resurrect, resuscitate, revitalize, revivify, rewake, rewakenRelated Words jump-start, kick-start; reactivate, restart; reinvent; refresh, refreshenNear Antonyms extinguish, kill, quench, suppress

  3. 3 to make better in behavior or character <the ex-convict credits his newfound faith with regenerating him beyond anything that he could have imagined> Synonyms habilitate, reclaim, redeem, reform, rehabilitateRelated Words reeducate; amend, improve, refine; cleanse, purify, restoreNear Antonyms abase, canker, corrupt, debauch, degrade, demean, demoralize, deprave, lower, pervert, poison, profane, prostitute, subvert, warp




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