reincarnate

[verb ree-in-kahr-neyt; adjective ree-in-kahr-nit, -neyt]
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verb (used with object), re·in·car·nat·ed, re·in·car·nat·ing.

to give another body to; incarnate again.

adjective

incarnate anew.

Nearby words

  1. reimpression,
  2. reimprison,
  3. reims,
  4. rein,
  5. rein in,
  6. reincarnation,
  7. reindeer,
  8. reindeer lake,
  9. reindeer moss,
  10. reindustrialization

Origin of reincarnate

First recorded in 1855–60; re- + incarnate

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British Dictionary definitions for reincarnate

reincarnate

verb (riːˈɪnkɑːneɪt) (tr; often passive)

to cause to undergo reincarnation; be born again

adjective (ˌriːɪnˈkɑːnɪt)

born again in a new body
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Word Origin and History for reincarnate

reincarnate

v.

1858, from re- + incarnate. Related: Reincarnated; reincarnating. As an adjective from 1882.

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