recreate

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verb rec·re·ate \ˈre-krē-ˌāt\

Definition of recreate

recreated

;

recreating

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to give new life or freshness to :  refresh

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to take recreation

recreative

play \-ˌā-tiv\ adjective

Examples of recreate in a Sentence

  1. supporters of preservation hope to recreate the architectural splendor that the old movie theater had when it first opened

  2. an old summer resort where families have been recreating for over a century

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Origin and Etymology of recreate

Latin recreatus, past participle of recreare



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