- to refresh by means of relaxation and enjoyment, as restore physically or mentally.
- to take recreation.
Origin of recreate
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- rare to amuse (oneself or someone else)
C15: from Latin recreāre to invigorate, renew, from re- + creāre to create
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Word Origin and History for recreatively
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