Definition for RE-GEN'ER-ATE

RE-GEN'ER-ATE, v.t. [L. regenero; re and genero. See Generate.]

  1. To generate or produce anew; to reproduce. Through all the soil a genial ferment spreads, / Regenerates the plants and new adorns the meads. – Blackmore.
  2. In theology, to renew the heart by a change of affections, to change the heart and affections from natural enmity to the love of God; to implant holy affections in the heart. – Scott. Addison.

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