rejuvenate [v] make new again breathe new life into*, do, do up*, exhilarate, give face lift to*, give new life to, make young again, modernize, reanimate, reclaim, recondition, reconstruct, recover, refresh, refurbish, regenerate, rehab, reinvigorate, renew, renovate, restitute, restore, retread, revitalize, revivify, spruce, spruce up*, update; concepts 35,202 —Ant. destroy, kill, ruin

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  • rejuvenate — re‧ju‧ve‧nate [rɪˈdʒuːvəneɪt] verb [transitive] to make a company, product, market etc successful again, for example by changing it or by introducing something new: • He has shown an ability to rejuvenate ailing companies. • Even lower rates won… …   Financial and business terms

  • Rejuvenate — Re*ju ve*nate (r? j? v? n?t), v. t. [Pref. re re + L. juventis young, youthful.] To render young again. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rejuvenate — index cure, fix (repair), recreate, renew (refurbish), renovate, repair, restore ( …   Law dictionary

  • rejuvenate — (v.) 1807, from RE (Cf. re ) again + L. juvenis (see YOUNG (Cf. young)) + ate (2). Related: Rejuvenated; rejuvenating. Noun rejuvensecence renewal of youth is first recorded 1631 …   Etymology dictionary

  • rejuvenate — *renew, restore, refresh, renovate, refurbish …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • rejuvenate — ► VERB ▪ make or cause to appear younger or more vital. DERIVATIVES rejuvenation noun rejuvenator noun. ORIGIN from Latin juvenis young …   English terms dictionary

  • rejuvenate — [ri jo͞o′və nāt΄] vt. rejuvenated, rejuvenating [< RE + L juvenis,YOUNG + ATE1] 1. a) to make feel or seem young again; bring back to youthful strength, appearance, etc. b) to make seem new or f …   English World dictionary

  • rejuvenate — [[t]rɪʤu͟ːvəneɪt[/t]] rejuvenates, rejuvenating, rejuvenated 1) VERB If something rejuvenates you, it makes you feel or look young again. [V n] Shelley was advised that the Italian climate would rejuvenate him... [V ed] When it was time to leave… …   English dictionary

  • rejuvenate — UK [rɪˈdʒuːvəneɪt] / US [rɪˈdʒuvəˌneɪt] verb [transitive] Word forms rejuvenate : present tense I/you/we/they rejuvenate he/she/it rejuvenates present participle rejuvenating past tense rejuvenated past participle rejuvenated 1) to make someone… …   English dictionary

  • rejuvenate — verb ( nated; nating) Etymology: re + Latin juvenis young more at young Date: 1789 transitive verb 1. a. to make young or youthful again ; give new vigor to b. to restore to an original or new state < rejuvenate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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