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English verb: recreate

1. recreate (body) give new life or energy to

SamplesA hot soup will revive me.
This will renovate my spirits.
This treatment repaired my health.

Synonymsanimate, quicken, reanimate, renovate, repair, revive, revivify, vivify

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)arouse, brace, energise, energize, perk up, stimulate

Verb groupcome to, resuscitate, revive

2. recreate (social) engage in recreational activities rather than work; occupy oneself in a diversion

SamplesOn weekends I play.
The students all recreate alike.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Verb groupplay

3. recreate (emotion) give encouragement to

Synonymscheer, embolden, hearten

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)encourage

Narrower (hyponym)buck up, take heart

Antonymsdishearten, put off

4. recreate (creation) create anew

SamplesShe recreated the feeling of the 1920's with her stage setting.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)create, make

Narrower (hyponym)reinvent

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