[ ri-joo-vuh-neyt ]
/ rɪˈdʒu vəˌneɪt /
verb (used with object), re·ju·ve·nat·ed, re·ju·ve·nat·ing.
to make young again; restore to youthful vigor, appearance, etc.: That vacation has certainly rejuvenated him.
to restore to a former state; make fresh or new again: to rejuvenate an old sofa.
- to renew the activity, erosive power, etc., of (a stream) by uplift or by removal of a barrier in the stream bed.
- to impress again the characters of youthful topography on (a region) by the action of rejuvenated streams.
verb (used without object), re·ju·ve·nat·ed, re·ju·ve·nat·ing.
to undergo rejuvenation; revive.
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OTHER WORDS FROM rejuvenate
re·ju·ve·na·tion, nounre·ju·ve·na·tive, adjectivere·ju·ve·na·tor, nounun·re·ju·ve·nat·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for rejuvenative
/ (rɪˈdʒuːvɪˌneɪt) /
to give new youth, restored vitality, or youthful appearance to
(usually passive) geography
- to cause (a river) to begin eroding more vigorously to a new lower base level, usually because of uplift of the land
- to cause (a land surface) to develop youthful features
Derived forms of rejuvenaterejuvenation, nounrejuvenator, noun
Word Origin for rejuvenate
C19: from re- + Latin juvenis young
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