verb (used with object), re·gen·er·at·ed, re·gen·er·at·ing.
verb (used without object), re·gen·er·at·ed, re·gen·er·at·ing.
- regenerative cooling,
- regenerative furnace,
- regenerative medicine
Origin of regenerate
Examples from the Web for regenerate
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|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|DAILY BEAST
That kind of browsing was a purely visual experience that usually cleared my mind, allowing it to regenerate.
If we can't do anything but sin till we are regenerated, who is to blame for our sin, but He who neglects to regenerate us?
He had subsequently some delightful conversation with her, in the course of which she exhibited evidence of a regenerate heart.Cora and The Doctor|Harriette Newell Baker
And those amiable people who think to regenerate the world by radiating amenity are the choice accomplices of the villains.
O child, we have heard that Sarabhanga of yore used to fully gratify the desires of the regenerate ones.Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1|Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa
To take of the water of life is to be regenerate; but to this end we must come, and must first will in order to come.Calvinistic Controversy|Wilbur Fisk
mid-15c., from Latin regeneratus, past participle of regenerare "bring forth again" (see regeneration).
1550s, back-formation from regeneration or else from Latin regeneratus, past participle of regenerare "bring forth again" (see regeneration). Originally religious; of body parts from 1590s. Related: Regenerated; regenerating. Replaced earlier regeneren (c.1400), from Old French regenerer.