recreate


recreate
verb
1. give new life or energy to (Freq. 4)
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A hot soup will revive me

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This will renovate my spirits

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This treatment repaired my health

Syn:
animate, ↑reanimate, ↑revive, ↑renovate, ↑repair, ↑quicken, ↑vivify, ↑revivify
Derivationally related forms: ↑revivification (for: ↑revivify), ↑vivification (for: ↑vivify), ↑quickener (for: ↑quicken), ↑recreation
Hypernyms: ↑stimulate, ↑arouse, ↑brace, ↑energize, ↑energise, ↑perk up
Verb Group: ↑come to, ↑revive, ↑resuscitate
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s somebody

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Something ——s somebody

2. give encouragement to
Syn: ↑cheer, ↑hearten, ↑embolden
Ant: ↑dishearten (for: ↑hearten)
Derivationally related forms: ↑cheering (for: ↑cheer)
Hypernyms: ↑encourage
Hyponyms: ↑take heart, ↑buck up
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s somebody

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Something ——s somebody

3. engage in recreational activities rather than work; occupy oneself in a diversion
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On weekends I play

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The students all recreate alike

Syn: ↑play
Derivationally related forms: ↑recreation, ↑play (for: ↑play), ↑playing (for: ↑play)
Verb Group: ↑play
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s

4. create anew
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she recreated the feeling of the 1920's with her stage setting

Hypernyms: ↑make, ↑create
Hyponyms: ↑reinvent
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something


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  • Recreate — Rec re*ate (rk r*t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Recreated} ( td); p. pr. & vb. n. {Recreating}.] [L. recreatus, p. p. of recreate to create anew, to refresh; pref. re re + creare to create. See {Create}.] To give fresh life to; to reanimate; to revive; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Recreate 68 — is an umbrella group of leftist American political groups that protested at the August 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colorado and 2008 Republican National Convention.OriginThe group was co founded and organized by Mark Cohen.cite …   Wikipedia

  • Recreate — Rec re*ate, v. i. To take recreation. L. Addison. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • recreate — I verb create anew, duplicate, fascimile, heal, invigorate, make over, mend, reanimate, rebuild, recast, reconstruct, redo, reestablish, refashion, refocillate, reform, refresh, regenerate, rehabilitate, rejuvenate, remake, remodel, renew,… …   Law dictionary

  • recreate — to create anew, 1580s, from RE (Cf. re ) back, again + CREATE (Cf. create). Related: Recreated; recreating …   Etymology dictionary

  • recreate — *amuse, divert, entertain Analogous words: *renew, restore, refresh, rejuvenate: enliven, *quicken, animate …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • recreate — ► VERB 1) create again. 2) reproduce …   English terms dictionary

  • recreate — [rek′rē āt΄] vt. recreated, recreating [< L recreatus, pp. of recreare, to restore, refresh, create anew: see RE & CREATE] to put fresh life into; refresh or restore in body or mind, esp. after work, by play, amusement, or relaxation vi. to… …   English World dictionary

  • recreate — [[t]ri͟ːkrie͟ɪt[/t]] recreates, recreating, recreated VERB If you recreate something, you succeed in making it exist or seem to exist in a different time or place to its original time or place. [V n] The rooms are furnished and recreate the… …   English dictionary

  • recreate — UK [ˌriːkrɪˈeɪt] / US [ˌrɪkrɪˈeɪt] verb [transitive] Word forms recreate : present tense I/you/we/they recreate he/she/it recreates present participle recreating past tense recreated past participle recreated to make something exist again The… …   English dictionary

  • recreate — verb /ˈɹɛkɹɪeɪt/ a) To give new life, energy or encouragement (to); to refresh, enliven. In Italy, though they bide in cities in winter, which is more gentlemanlike, all the summer they come abroad to their country houses, to recreate themselves …   Wiktionary


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