regenerate - definition and synonyms

verb 

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/rɪˈdʒenəreɪt/
present tense
I/you/we/theyregenerate
he/she/itregenerates
present participleregenerating
past tenseregenerated
past participleregenerated
  1. 1
    [transitive] to develop something again, or to bring it back to its original state

    The money will be used to regenerate the town centre.

  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] science to grow a new body part or organ, or to be grown as a new body part or organ

    It is impossible for the body to regenerate lost brain cells.

derived words

regeneration

 

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/rɪˌdʒenəˈreɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [uncountable]

regenerative

 

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/rɪˈdʒen(ə)rətɪv/
adjective