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(of a living organism) regrow (new tissue) to replace lost or injured tissue:a crab in the process of regenerating a claw [no object] (of an organ or tissue) regrow:once destroyed, brain cells do not regenerate bring into renewed existence; generate again:the issue was regenerated last month bring new and more vigorous life to (an area or institution), especially in economic terms; revive:regenerating the inner cities (especially in Christian use) give a new and higher spiritual nature to.
(usually as adjective regenerated
) Chemistry precipitate (a natural polymer such as cellulose) in a different form following chemical processing, especially in the form of fibers.
reformed or reborn, especially in a spiritual or moral sense.