to effect a complete moral reform in.
to re-create, reconstitute, or make over, especially in a better form or condition.
to revive or produce anew; bring into existence again.
Biology. to renew or restore (a lost, removed, or injured part).
Physics. to restore (a substance) to a favorable state or physical condition.
Electronics. to magnify the amplification of, by relaying part of the output circuit power into the input circuit.
Theology. to cause to be born again spiritually.
to come into existence or be formed again.
to reform; become regenerate.
to produce a regenerative effect.
to undergo regeneration.
reconstituted or made over in a better form.
Theology. born again spiritually.
- re·gen·er·a·ble, adjective
- re·gen·er·ate·ness, noun
- non·re·gen·er·ate, adjective
- non·re·gen·er·at·ing, adjective
- un·re·gen·er·a·ble, adjective
- un·re·gen·er·at·ing, adjective
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How to use regenerate in a sentence
The email said users who may have used a shared computer should regenerate their app keys and tokens.Twitter warns developers that their private keys and account tokens may have been exposed | Zack Whittaker | September 25, 2020 | TechCrunch
In theory, Fue was told, it is not possible to regenerate a functional neuron or rebuild a neuronal circuit.The Neurons That Appeared from Nowhere - Issue 89: The Dark Side | Nayanah Siva | September 2, 2020 | Nautilus
At Puvidham — “love for land” in Tamil — a school in a drought-hit district of the southern state of Tamil Nadu, children are trained to grow their own food and help regenerate neighboring forest land.Schools Teach Kids How to Survive the Future’s Harsh Climates | Charu Kasturi | August 7, 2020 | Ozy
This semi-chronic treatment provides time for the brains of the aged mice to regenerate.Couch Potato No More: How the Benefits of Exercise Transfer to the Brain | Shelly Fan | July 14, 2020 | Singularity Hub
Previous studies have found that fat-derived stem cells can help tissues regenerate.Scientists 3D Printed Ears Inside Living Mice Using Light | Shelly Fan | June 9, 2020 | Singularity Hub
That class of people has the natural tendency to regenerate according to Bellow.Get Elected, Get Your Kids Rich: Washington Is Spoiled Rotten | Clare Malone | February 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They can be disrupted and dismantled and yet fully regenerate once the pressure subsides.Zarqawism Lives: Iraq’s al Qaeda Nightmare Is Back | Bruce Riedel | August 12, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
It began to regenerate as soon as American forces left Iraq.
And the baddies, who light up, regenerate body parts, and occasionally overheat and explode, are pretty silly.‘Iron Man 3,’ Starring Robert Downey Jr., Is Loud, Quippy, Ridiculous Fun | Marlow Stern | May 1, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
That kind of browsing was a purely visual experience that usually cleared my mind, allowing it to regenerate.
Before the summer of 1807 closed, everything was ripe for Napoleon's contemplated intervention to "regenerate" Spain.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte | William Milligan Sloane
"You say you're regenerated—go ahead and regenerate the church," he said.Wayside Courtships | Hamlin Garland
Three generations of good government would scarcely regenerate them.The Life of Gordon, Volume I | Demetrius Charles Boulger
The utilization of her ability is all that is needed to regenerate city life.Euthenics, the science of controllable environment | Ellen H. Richards
That young Polynesian chief had in him the secret to regenerate a world which has only a self-complacent smile for his faith.Impressions And Comments | Havelock Ellis
British Dictionary definitions for regenerate
to undergo or cause to undergo moral, spiritual, or physical renewal or invigoration
to form or be formed again; come or bring into existence once again
to replace (lost or damaged tissues or organs) by new growth, or to cause (such tissues) to be replaced
chem to restore or be restored to an original physical or chemical state
(tr) electronics (in a digital system) to reshape (distorted incoming pulses) for onward transmission
morally, spiritually, or physically renewed or reborn; restored or refreshed
- regenerable, adjective
- regeneracy, noun
- regenerative, adjective
- regeneratively, adverb
- regenerator, noun
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