RE-CREA'TE, v.t. To create or form anew. An opening the campaign of 1776, instead of reinforcing, it was necessary to re-create the army.
To take recreation. – Addison.
To create or form anew.
On opening the campaign of 1776, instead of reinforcing, it was necessary to re-create the army. – Marshall.
REC'RE-ATE, v.t. [L. recreo; re and creo, to create; Fr. recreer; It. ricreare; Sp. recrear.]
- To refresh after toil; to reanimate, as languid spirits or exhausted strength; to amuse or divert in weariness.
Painters when they work on white grounds, place before them colors mixed with blue and green to recreate their eyes. – Dryden.
St. John is said to have recreated himself with sporting with a tame partridge. – Taylor.
- To gratify; to delight.
These ripe fruits recreate the nostrils with their aromatic scent. – More.
- To relieve; to revive; as, to recreate the lungs with fresh air. – Harvey.
- To create or form anew.
- 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
- To take