What does recreate mean?

Definitions for recreate
ˈrɛk riˌeɪtrecre·ate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. animate, recreate, reanimate, revive, renovate, repair, quicken, vivify, revivify(verb)

    give new life or energy to

    "A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health"

  2. play, recreate(verb)

    engage in recreational activities rather than work; occupy oneself in a diversion

    "On weekends I play"; "The students all recreate alike"

  3. cheer, hearten, recreate, embolden(verb)

    give encouragement to

  4. recreate(verb)

    create anew

    "she recreated the feeling of the 1920's with her stage setting"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Recreate(verb)

    to give fresh life to; to reanimate; to revive; especially, to refresh after wearying toil or anxiety; to relieve; to cheer; to divert; to amuse; to gratify

    Etymology: [L. recreatus, p. p. of recreate to create anew, to refresh; pref. re- re- + creare to create. See Create.]

  2. Recreate(verb)

    to take recreation

    Etymology: [L. recreatus, p. p. of recreate to create anew, to refresh; pref. re- re- + creare to create. See Create.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Recreate

    rek′rē-āt, v.t. to revive: to reanimate: to cheer or amuse: to refresh: to delight.—v.i. to take recreation.—n. Recreā′tion, the act of recreating or state of being recreated: refreshment after toil, sorrow, &c.: diversion: amusement: sport.—adjs. Recreā′tional, Rec′reātive, serving to recreate or refresh: giving relief in weariness, &c.: amusing.—adv. Rec′reātively, so as to afford recreation or diversion.—n. Rec′reātiveness, the quality of being refreshing or amusing.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of recreate in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of recreate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of recreate in a Sentence

  1. Sandy Zweig:

    It's hard to say how you could top this in some ways [ or ] recreate this particular thing.

  2. Svinicki Aizawa:

    We were unable to recreate the STAP phenomenon, we had planned to continue replication efforts until March next year, but in the light of these results, we have decided to terminate the experiments.

  3. Adam Valdez:

    We do a lot of painstaking research into how real animals move, how their muscles and skin behave ... and then in the computer, we recreate all these things, an artist, like an animator, has to sit down and actually hand animate that eye, hand animate that face so that every little subtle nuance is represented.

  4. Alexandre Polmard:

    I wanted to recreate the world of wine and shake up traditional butchery, seducing people once again to eat beef by offering them something exceptional.

  5. Lyndsay Pearson:

    That was another piece I was excited about as well, [ the Moschino products ] may not be attainable for everyone, it is high fashion, that's hard to buy all the time, being able to digitally recreate pieces of it meant that I got to feel like I owned a part of it.

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