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Pronunciation : Rec"re*ate (rk"r*t)
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [L. recreatus, p. p. of recreate to create anew, to refresh; pref. re- re- + creare to create. See Create.]
Definition : Defn: 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. 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.

t. [imp. & p. p. Recreated (-`td); p. pr. & vb. n. Recreating.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Rec"re*ate
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To take recreation. L. Addison.

i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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