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regenerate (adj.)

"reborn, reproduced, restored," mid-15c., from Latin regeneratus, past participle of regenerare "bring forth again" (see regeneration). Especially in theology, "changed from a natural to a spiritual state."

regenerate (v.)

"generate or produce anew," 1550s, a back-formation from regeneration or else from Latin regeneratus, past participle of regenerare "bring forth again" (see regeneration). Originally theological, "cause to be born again, cause to become a Christian;" of body parts from 1590s. Related: Regenerated; regenerating; regenerable. Replaced earlier regeneren (c. 1400), from Old French regenerer.

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Definitions of regenerate from WordNet
1
regenerate (v.)
reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new;
Synonyms: renew
regenerate (v.)
amplify (an electron current) by causing part of the power in the output circuit to act upon the input circuit;
regenerate (v.)
bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one;
Synonyms: reform / reclaim / rectify
regenerate (v.)
return to life; get or give new life or energy;
Synonyms: restore / rejuvenate
regenerate (v.)
replace (tissue or a body part) through the formation of new tissue;
The snake regenerated its tail
regenerate (v.)
be formed or shaped anew;
regenerate (v.)
form or produce anew;
regenerate hatred
regenerate (v.)
undergo regeneration;
regenerate (v.)
restore strength;
Synonyms: revitalize
2
regenerate (adj.)
reformed spiritually or morally;
regenerate by redemption from error or decay
a regenerate sinner
From wordnet.princeton.edu