Regenerate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈdʒenəreɪt|  American pronunciation of the word regenerate
Brit.  |rɪˈdʒenəreɪt|  British pronunciation of the word regenerate


- reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new (syn: renew)
- amplify (an electron current) by causing part of the power in the output circuit to act upon the input circuit
- bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one (syn: reclaim, rectify, reform)
- return to life; get or give new life or energy (syn: rejuvenate, restore)
- replace (tissue or a body part) through the formation of new tissue
- be formed or shaped anew
- form or produce anew
- undergo regeneration
- restore strength (syn: revitalize)


- reformed spiritually or morally


The lizard's tail can regenerate.

The lizard is able to regenerate its tail.

The tissue cells can regenerate themselves.

The Marshall Plan sought to regenerate the shattered Europe of 1947.

Small nodules form as the liver cells regenerate.

The snake regenerated its tail

regenerate by redemption from error or decay

Word forms

I/you/we/they: regenerate
he/she/it: regenerates
present participle: regenerating
past tense: regenerated
past participle: regenerated
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