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rejuvenate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of rejuvenate

  1. 1 to bring back to a former condition or vigor the shower rejuvenated me after a long day of cleaning out the garage Synonyms of rejuvenate freshen, recharge, recreate, refresh, refreshen, regenerate, renew, repair, restore, resuscitate, revitalize, revive, revivifyWords Related to rejuvenate make over, overhaul, reclaim, recondition, reconstitute, redesign, redevelop, redo, reengineer, refurbish, rehab, rehabilitate, remake, remodel, renovate; refill, replenish, resupply; modernize, update

  2. 2 to bring back to life, practice, or activity that rock star has rejuvenated '80s fashion for a whole new generation Synonyms of rejuvenate reanimate, recharge, regenerate, revive, rekindle, renew, resurrect, resuscitate, revitalize, revivify, rewake, rewakenWords Related to rejuvenate jump-start, kick-start; reactivate, restart; reinvent; refresh, refreshenNear Antonyms of rejuvenate extinguish, kill, quench, suppress

Synonym Discussion of rejuvenate

renew, restore, refresh, renovate, rejuvenate mean to make like new. renew implies a restoration of what had become faded or disintegrated so that it seems like new.
    • efforts to renew the splendor of the old castle
restore implies a return to an original state after depletion or loss.
    • restored a fine piece of furniture
refresh implies the supplying of something necessary to restore lost strength, animation, or power.
    • a refreshing drink
renovate suggests a renewing by cleansing, repairing, or rebuilding.
    • the apartment has been entirely renovated
rejuvenate suggests the restoration of youthful vigor, powers, or appearance.
    • the change in jobs rejuvenated her spirits


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