re·​born (ˌ)rē-ˈbȯrn How to pronounce reborn (audio)
: born again : regenerated, revived

Examples of reborn in a Sentence

she felt reborn after the Swedish massage
Recent Examples on the Web The Bolsheviks actually sought warm relations with a reborn Poland after Lenin took Russia out of the war in 1917. Noah Rothman, National Review, 9 Feb. 2024 Democrats across the country hope the Southwest’s largest state will be the next Colorado: a longtime libertarian stronghold reborn as progressive haven thanks to rapidly growing Democratic cities and moderate suburbs. Kyle Paoletta, The New Republic, 30 Oct. 2023 And scale is key: The reborn 25 Water Street will have more than 1,200 apartments. Curbed, 24 Jan. 2024 New competition, though, especially from juggernaut Honda and its reborn Transalp 750 model, may mean more changes are on the way for the Ténéré. Bill Roberson, Robb Report, 3 Jan. 2024 Minato and Yori’s musings on being remade or reborn, sometimes shared with adults who are concerned by them, meld sci-fi speculation with Buddhist dogma. Mark Jenkins, Washington Post, 13 Dec. 2023 The reborn Tulare Lake submerged thousands of acres of farmland used to grow pistachios, almonds, cotton and safflower in one of the nation’s most productive agricultural regions, creating a seemingly endless blue horizon. Melissa Gomez, Los Angeles Times, 5 Aug. 2023 The Times took a tour with the Kings County Sheriff’s Office, which purchased an airboat this summer for the purpose of patrolling the reborn lake. CALIFORNIA Thousands of L.A. city workers to strike Tuesday. Laura Blasey, Los Angeles Times, 7 Aug. 2023 Flagship Hypercar Looking a bit like a reborn Karma—Fisker's first attempt at an eco-friendly luxury car back in 2012—the Rōnin features a carbon-fiber hardtop roof and four butterfly-style doors. Drew Dorian, Car and Driver, 3 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1598, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reborn was in 1598

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“Reborn.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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re·​born (ˈ)rē-ˈbȯ(ə)rn How to pronounce reborn (audio)
: born again

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