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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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 The Blazers could add 5-10 players on National Signing Day in the culmination of a lot of hard work that went into trying to secure the long-term security and success of a reborn football program., "Where UAB's recruiting stands 6 days from signing day," 1 Feb. 2018 Ford kicked off the Detroit show with announcements of a brand-new special-edition 2019 Bullitt Mustang, a reborn Ranger pickup, and the performance-leaning Edge ST, but old heads likely had their eyes on none of those vehicles. Tony Markovich, Car and Driver, "National Historic Vehicle Register Adds Original 1968 Mustang Fastback Bullitt," 14 Jan. 2018 Might Mercedes respond with a reborn AMG Hammer and Sickle? Davey G. Johnson, Car and Driver, "Chad and Jeff Get Radical: The Cadillac CTS V-Sport Morello Red Edition," 20 Dec. 2017

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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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to move with exaggerated bouncy motions

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