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REJUVENATE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does rejuvenate mean? 

REJUVENATE (verb)
  The verb REJUVENATE has 5 senses:

1. cause (a stream or river) to erode, as by an uplift of the land
2. develop youthful topographical features
3. make younger or more youthful
4. return to life; get or give new life or energy
5. become young again

  Familiarity information: REJUVENATE used as a verb is common.


 Dictionary entry details 


REJUVENATE (verb)


Sense 1rejuvenate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cause (a stream or river) to erode, as by an uplift of the land

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Hypernyms (to "rejuvenate" is one way to...):

provoke; stimulate (provide the needed stimulus for)

Domain category:

river (a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek))

Sentence frame:

Something ----s something


Sense 2rejuvenate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Develop youthful topographical features

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Context example:

the land rejuvenated

Hypernyms (to "rejuvenate" is one way to...):

change (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


Sense 3rejuvenate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make younger or more youthful

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Context example:

The contact with his grandchildren rejuvenated him

Hypernyms (to "rejuvenate" is one way to...):

regenerate; revitalize (restore strength)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s somebody

Sentence example:

The good news will rejuvenate her

Antonym:

age (make older)


Sense 4rejuvenate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Return to life; get or give new life or energy

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

restore; regenerate; rejuvenate

Context example:

The week at the spa restored me

Hypernyms (to "rejuvenate" is one way to...):

regenerate; renew (reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "rejuvenate"):

reincarnate; renew (cause to appear in a new form)

resurrect; revive (restore from a depressed, inactive, or unused state)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


Sense 5rejuvenate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Become young again

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care

Context example:

The old man rejuvenated when he became a grandfather

Hypernyms (to "rejuvenate" is one way to...):

regenerate (undergo regeneration)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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