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1 to bring back to a former condition or vigor
  • the neighborhood was regenerated thanks to a government grant for restoring all the old buildings and creating studio spaces for artists

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2 to bring back to life, practice, or activity
  • dairy farming in the area was regenerated when new arrivals bought the old creamery

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3 to make better in behavior or character
  • the ex-convict credits his newfound faith with regenerating him beyond anything that he could have imagined

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Synonyms of regenerate (Entry 2 of 2)

as in recruit, convert

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The first known use of regenerate was in the 15th century

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“Regenerate.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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