reincarnate

verb
re·​in·​car·​nate | \ ˌrē-ən-ˈkär-ˌnāt How to pronounce reincarnate (audio) , (ˌ)rē-ˈin-ˌkär-\
reincarnated; reincarnating; reincarnates

Definition of reincarnate

transitive verb

: to incarnate again

Examples of reincarnate in a Sentence

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The insight shared with us is told by the family dog who wishes to be reincarnated someday as a human. Ramona Sentinel, "Flickers: ‘Angel Has Fallen’ and ‘Overcomer’ open Friday," 20 Aug. 2019 The insight shared with us is told by the family dog who wishes to be reincarnated someday as a human. Ramona Sentinel, "Flickers: ‘Angel Has Fallen’ and ‘Overcomer’ open Friday," 20 Aug. 2019 Through three games, the Raptors have not exactly looked like the 2014 San Antonio Spurs reincarnated. Dan Wolken, USA TODAY, "Opinion: Steph Curry sees what it's like to play without All-Stars surrounding him," 5 June 2019 The insight shared with us is told by the family dog who wishes to be reincarnated someday as a human. Ramona Sentinel, "Flickers: ‘Angel Has Fallen’ and ‘Overcomer’ open Friday," 20 Aug. 2019 The leaders are believed to be manifestations of the Bodhisattva, or Buddha, of Compassion, enlightened beings who choose to reincarnate to serve others. Sugam Pokharel And Harmeet Kaur, CNN, "Dalai Lama apologizes for 'attractive' female successor remark," 2 July 2019 The insight shared with us is told by the family dog who wishes to be reincarnated someday as a human. Guy Hanford, Ramona Sentinel, "Flickers: ‘Brian Banks’ and ‘The Kitchen’ open Friday," 8 Aug. 2019 The actor stars in The Art of Racing in the Rain as the voice of Enzo, a dog who wants to be reincarnated as a human and tries to help his human family, Denny and Eve Swift (Milo Ventimiglia and Amanda Seyfried) through their ups and downs. Alexia Fernandez, PEOPLE.com, "Family Night Out! Kevin Costner, His Wife and Their 3 Kids Enjoy a Los Angeles Premiere," 2 Aug. 2019 The leaders are believed to be manifestations of the Bodhisattva, or Buddha, of Compassion, enlightened beings who choose to reincarnate to serve others. Sugam Pokharel And Harmeet Kaur, CNN, "Dalai Lama apologizes for 'attractive' female successor remark," 2 July 2019

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First Known Use of reincarnate

1858, in the meaning defined above

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