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>

Origin and Etymology of recreate

Latin recreatus, past participle of recreare


First Known Use: 15th century



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