re·​born | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈbȯrn How to pronounce reborn (audio) \

Definition of reborn

: born again : regenerated, revived

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Examples of reborn in a Sentence

she felt reborn after the Swedish massage

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Of the newcomers, the reborn Como's in Ferndale offers a more-than-solid Detroit-style and Mootz downtown is another stylish New York-variety contender. Mark Kurlyandchik, Detroit Free Press, "Our restaurant critic's 12 favorite metro Detroit dishes from the first half of 2019," 28 June 2019 Written by Jeremy Fuchs Twenty years ago, the Vikings caught lightning in a bottle with a reborn QB and a jaw-dropping rookie receiver named Randy Moss., "Sports Illustrated's Where Are They Now? Stories," 23 June 2019 Another load of eight smokejumpers drops in, and together the 16 men begin to cut a line along the reborn fire’s left flank, using the Iniakuk River to hold the right flank. Mark Jenkins, National Geographic, "When wildfires break out, this elite team of ‘smokejumpers’ parachute in," 12 June 2019 There are many bidders interested in the Toys R Us brand names, including buyers who understand the potential for a reborn Toys R Us chain. Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY, "One last toy run! All Toys R Us stores will close on or before Friday," 24 June 2018 In its reborn state, scientists thought K2 would only have enough gas for 10 transit-searching campaigns. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, "Kepler Space Telescope Is Almost Out of Fuel," 15 Mar. 2018 Abby herself was still adjusting to life with her reborn face. Jane Mayer, The New Yorker, "The Story of a Trans Woman’s Face," 12 Mar. 2018 One of our favorite reborn artists, Bean Shanine of @twistedbeanstalk has reborned our prototype, the very first WerePups vinyl kit! Lisa Gutierrez, kansascity, "Baby werewolf spotted on NYC subway. People freaked out. Here's what they saw | The Kansas City Star," 8 Mar. 2018 That wouldn't happen until 2012, when Acura teased Detroit show onlookers with an NSX return that wound up gracing the show stands in earnest three years later as the reborn 2016 NSX. Marco Della Cava, USA TODAY, "Detroit Auto Show: What became of these 3 past stars?," 13 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of reborn

1598, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of reborn

: having new or stronger religious beliefs


re·​born | \ ˌrē-ˈbȯrn How to pronounce reborn (audio) \

Kids Definition of reborn

: born again

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