|v. t.||1.||To give fresh life to; to reanimate; to revive; especially, to refresh after wearying toil or anxiety; to relieve; to cheer; to divert; to amuse; to gratify.|
Painters, when they work on white grounds, place before them colors mixed with blue and green, to recreate their eyes, white wearying . . . the sight more than any.
|v. i.||1.||To take recreation.|
|Verb||1.||recreate - give new life or energy to; "A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health"|
|2.||recreate - engage in recreational activities rather than work; occupy oneself in a diversion; "On weekends I play"; "The students all recreate alike"|
|3.||recreate - give encouragement to|
|4.||recreate - create anew; "she recreated the feeling of the 1920's with her stage setting"|