What does the word regenerate mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To produce anew; renew spiritually.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Having new life; spiritually renewed; restored; regenerated.

Usage examples for regenerate

  1. The way to regenerate society is to start on the individual. – Quiet Talks on Service by S. D. Gordon
  2. The lamentable failure of the first attempt was no discouragement to other political theorists; and the century has witnessed and still witnesses every day essays at English legislation, as embodied in the constitution of its Parliaments chiefly, all over Europe; and all, as sanguine writers would have us believe, to serve as the stepping- stone for the " Universal Republic," which is to regenerate the world. – Irish Race in the Past and the Present by Aug. J. Thebaud
  3. It can be said of every regenerate man that he is his own truth and his own good, since the thought which belongs to his understanding is from truths, and the affection which belongs to his will is from goods. – Spiritual Life and the Word of God by Emanuel Swedenborg