Recreate

Definition of Recreate

Rec´re`ate   Pronunciation: rk´r`t
v. t.1.To give fresh life to; to reanimate; to revive; especially, to refresh after wearying toil or anxiety; to relieve; to cheer; to divert; to amuse; to gratify.
[imp. & p. p. Recreated (-`td); p. pr. & vb. n. Recreating.]
Painters, when they work on white grounds, place before them colors mixed with blue and green, to recreate their eyes, white wearying . . . the sight more than any.
- Dryden.
St. John, who recreated himself with sporting with a tame partridge.
- Jer. Taylor.
These ripe fruits recreate the nostrils with their aromatic scent.
- Dr. H. More.
v. i.1.To take recreation.

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diversion, play, recreation
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