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recreate

[ rek-ree-eyt ]
/ 藞r蓻k ri藢e瑟t /
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verb (used with object), rec路re路at路ed, rec路re路at路ing.
to refresh by means of relaxation and enjoyment, as restore physically or mentally.
verb (used without object), rec路re路at路ed, rec路re路at路ing.
to take recreation.
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Origin of recreate

1425鈥75; late Middle English recreaten<Latin recre膩tus (past participle of recre膩re to create again, revive), equivalent to re-re- + cre膩tus;see create

OTHER WORDS FROM recreate

rec路re路a路tive, adjectiverec路re路a路tive路ly, adverbrec路re路a路tive路ness, nounrec路re路a路tor, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH recreate

re-create, recreate

Other definitions for recreate (2 of 2)

re-create
[ ree-kree-eyt ]
/ 藢ri kri藞e瑟t /

verb (used with object), re-cre路at路ed, re-cre路at路ing.
to create anew.

Origin of re-create

First recorded in 1580鈥90; re- + create

OTHER WORDS FROM re-create

re-cre路at路a路ble, adjectivere-cre路a路tive, adjectivere-cre路a路tor, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH re-create

re-create , recreate
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British Dictionary definitions for recreate (1 of 2)

recreate
/ (藞r蓻kr瑟藢e瑟t) /

verb
rare to amuse (oneself or someone else)

Derived forms of recreate

recreative, adjectiverecreatively, adverbrecreator, noun

Word Origin for recreate

C15: from Latin recre膩re to invigorate, renew, from re- + cre膩re to create

British Dictionary definitions for recreate (2 of 2)

re-create
/ (藢ri藧kr瑟藞e瑟t) /

verb
to create anew; reproduce

Derived forms of re-create

re-creator, noun
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