What does rebirth mean?

Definitions for rebirth
riˈbɜrθ, ˈriˌbɜrθre·birth

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. metempsychosis, rebirthnoun

    after death the soul begins a new cycle of existence in another human body

  2. reincarnation, rebirth, renascencenoun

    a second or new birth

  3. rebirth, Renaissance, Renascencenoun

    the revival of learning and culture

  4. conversion, rebirth, spiritual rebirthnoun

    a spiritual enlightenment causing a person to lead a new life


  1. rebirthnoun

    Reincarnation; new birth subsequent to one's first.

  2. rebirthnoun

    Revival, reinvigoration.

  3. rebirthnoun

    Spiritual renewal.


  1. rebirth

    Rebirth generally refers to a new or renewed existence, a revival or renaissance in physical, mental, emotional, or spiritual aspect. It can also denote the concept of being born again after death as per beliefs in various religions. This process of regeneration or reincarnation implies transformation, resurrection, or renewal of life or existence.


  1. Rebirth

    Rebirth in Buddhism is the doctrine that the evolving consciousness or stream of consciousness upon death, becomes one of the contributing causes for the arising of a new aggregation. The consciousness in the new person is neither identical nor entirely different from that in the deceased but the two form a causal continuum or stream. In traditional Buddhist cosmology these lives can be in any of a large number of states of being including the human, any kind of animal and several types of supernatural being. Rebirth is conditioned by the karmas of previous lives; good karmas will yield a happier rebirth, bad karmas will produce one which is more unhappy. The basic cause for this is the abiding of consciousness in ignorance: when ignorance is uprooted, rebirth ceases. One of the analogies used to describe what happens then is that of a ray of light that never lands.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rebirth

    rē-bėrth′, n. a new entrance into a living form, according to the doctrine of metempsychosis.

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  1. birther

  2. brither

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rebirth in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rebirth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of rebirth in a Sentence

  1. Ayn Rand:

    Every aspect of Western culture needs a new code of ethics -- a rational ethics -- as a precondition of rebirth.

  2. Dustin Hoffman:

    There's a rebirth that goes on with us continuously as human beings. I don't understand, personally, how you can be bored. I can understand how you can be depressed, but I just don't understand boredom.

  3. Randy Resnick:

    This means rebirth. This means new life, basically, it's our shot. This is our time.

  4. AiR:

    Karma and rebirth have a connection we must know. Our actions will be redeemed even after the end of the show. Our Karmas vanish when our bodies dies. We will be reborn as the body who cries.

  5. Chairman Michael Bloomberg:

    His visit will also serve as a marker for how far the World Trade Center has come since Pope Benedict XVI visited the site seven years ago, when it was still an open hole in the ground and closed off to the public, now, it is a beautiful and inspiring place, a symbol of our rebirth and resilience that is full of life, and that honors the victims of the attacks and tells their stories to the world.

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