(redirected from recreated)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Related to recreated: perpetually, effortlessly

rec·re·ate 1

v. rec·re·at·ed, rec·re·at·ing, rec·re·ates
v. tr.
To impart fresh life to; refresh mentally or physically.
v. intr.
To take recreation.

[Middle English recreaten, from Latin recreāre, recreāt- : re-, re- + creāre, to create; see create.]

rec′re·a′tive adj.

re·cre·ate 2

also re-create (rē′krē-āt′)
tr.v. re·cre·at·ed, re·cre·at·ing, re·cre·ates also re-cre·at·ed, re-cre·at·ing, re-cre·ates
To create (something) again; duplicate; replicate.


rare to amuse (oneself or someone else)
[C15: from Latin recreāre to invigorate, renew, from re- + creāre to create]
ˈrecreative adj
ˈrecreatively adv
ˈrecreˌator n


(ˌri kriˈeɪt)

v.t. -at•ed, -at•ing.
to create anew.


(ˈrɛk riˌeɪt)
v. -at•ed, -at•ing. v.t.
1. to refresh through recreation.
2. to take recreation.
rec′re•a`tive, adj.


Past participle: recreated
Gerund: recreating

I recreate
you recreate
he/she/it recreates
we recreate
you recreate
they recreate
I recreated
you recreated
he/she/it recreated
we recreated
you recreated
they recreated
Present Continuous
I am recreating
you are recreating
he/she/it is recreating
we are recreating
you are recreating
they are recreating
Present Perfect
I have recreated
you have recreated
he/she/it has recreated
we have recreated
you have recreated
they have recreated
Past Continuous
I was recreating
you were recreating
he/she/it was recreating
we were recreating
you were recreating
they were recreating
Past Perfect
I had recreated
you had recreated
he/she/it had recreated
we had recreated
you had recreated
they had recreated
I will recreate
you will recreate
he/she/it will recreate
we will recreate
you will recreate
they will recreate
Future Perfect
I will have recreated
you will have recreated
he/she/it will have recreated
we will have recreated
you will have recreated
they will have recreated
Future Continuous
I will be recreating
you will be recreating
he/she/it will be recreating
we will be recreating
you will be recreating
they will be recreating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been recreating
you have been recreating
he/she/it has been recreating
we have been recreating
you have been recreating
they have been recreating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been recreating
you will have been recreating
he/she/it will have been recreating
we will have been recreating
you will have been recreating
they will have been recreating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been recreating
you had been recreating
he/she/it had been recreating
we had been recreating
you had been recreating
they had been recreating
I would recreate
you would recreate
he/she/it would recreate
we would recreate
you would recreate
they would recreate
Past Conditional
I would have recreated
you would have recreated
he/she/it would have recreated
we would have recreated
you would have recreated
they would have recreated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.recreate - give new life or energy torecreate - give new life or energy to; "A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health"
energize, perk up, energise, stimulate, arouse, brace - cause to be alert and energetic; "Coffee and tea stimulate me"; "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate"
resuscitate, come to, revive - return to consciousness; "The patient came to quickly"; "She revived after the doctor gave her an injection"
2.recreate - engage in recreational activities rather than work; occupy oneself in a diversion; "On weekends I play"; "The students all recreate alike"
play - be at play; be engaged in playful activity; amuse oneself in a way characteristic of children; "The kids were playing outside all day"; "I used to play with trucks as a little girl"
3.recreate - give encouragement to
buck up, take heart - gain courage
encourage - inspire with confidence; give hope or courage to
4.recreate - create anew; "she recreated the feeling of the 1920's with her stage setting"
create, make - make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
reinvent - create anew and make over; "He reinvented African music for American listeners"


1. To occupy in an agreeable or pleasing way:
2. To occupy oneself with amusement or diversion:


[ˌriːkriˈeɪt] vtrecréer


vt (= reproduce) atmospherewieder schaffen; scenenachschaffen; love, friendship etcwieder beleben


[ˌriːkrɪˈeɪt] vtricreare
References in classic literature ?
But Sir Walter Scott, in the nineteenth century, has recreated for us all the charm of those old tales.
And Saxon, her cheek pressed to his, knew that she was paid in full for all her midnight sewings and the torturing hours of drowsy stitching when her head nodded with the weariness of the day's toil, while she recreated for herself filched ideas from the dainty garments that had steamed under her passing iron.
The China of our own making," the Prince declared, a note of tense enthusiasm creeping into his tone,--"China recreated after its great lapse of a thousand years.
After such little scenes her spirits would maintain their flow, often for some hours, and, as I remarked before, her health therefrom took a sustenance and vigour which, previously to the event of her aunt's death and her dismissal, had almost recreated her whole frame.
The DNA of a man who died nearly 200 years ago has been recreated from his living descendants rather than his physical remains - something that has never been done before.
Under the agreement, two of Shakespeare's family homes will be recreated in San Weng, a new tourist destination being built in Fuzhou province.
IANS Anu Malik sang the original Oonchi hai building from Salman Khan starrer Judwaa, and he also sang the track's recreated version picturised on Varun Dhawan for Judwaa 2.
Tobyn Hughes, managing director of Nexus, which owns and manages Metro, said: "It is fantastic that our iconic Metro trains are to be recreated in Lego, it puts us up there with a whole host of world famous landmarks which have had this unique honour.
This time, the leak is not just photos but a physical mock-up recreated from 3D CAD data supposedly sourced from the factory making the new iPhone.
Summary: 10-course meal on doomed ocean liner recreated at Bord Eau in Abu Dhabi's Shangri-La Hotel
THREE iconic covers from 1979 editions of the magazine Mynd, the predecessor of Iaw, the Urdd's magazine for secondary school Welsh learners, are to be recreated with modernday stars.
But the boys were determined to make her something special, so they dusted off the family photo albums and recreated snaps of them when they were little - 20 years on.