What are some opposite words for recreate?

Antonyms for recreate
ˈrɛk riˌeɪt

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term recreate.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. animate, recreate, reanimate, revive, renovate, repair, quicken, vivify, revivify(verb)

    give new life or energy to

    "A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health"

    Synonyms:
    speed up, furbish up, resuscitate, restitute, compensate, animate, remediate, quicken, fix, amend, enliven, mend, cheer, vivify, animize, accelerate, refurbish, liven up, renovate, bushel, invigorate, speed, inspire, exalt, resurrect, play, hearten, restore, freshen up, rectify, touch on, recompense, animise, remedy, resort, repair, come to, reanimate, embolden, liven, revive, revivify, whet, doctor, indemnify

  2. play, recreate(verb)

    engage in recreational activities rather than work; occupy oneself in a diversion

    "On weekends I play"; "The students all recreate alike"

    Synonyms:
    take on, fiddle, bet, spiel, work, bring, animate, quicken, vivify, run, flirt, trifle, cheer, diddle, meet, play, roleplay, dally, renovate, act, act as, toy, playact, encounter, make for, hearten, wager, represent, repair, reanimate, embolden, revive, revivify, wreak

  3. cheer, hearten, recreate, embolden(verb)

    give encouragement to

    Synonyms:
    vivify, jolly up, play, root on, reanimate, hearten, urge, renovate, cheer up, exhort, barrack, embolden, urge on, revivify, pep up, chirk up, animate, repair, revive, inspire, jolly along, quicken, cheer

  4. recreate(verb)

    create anew

    "she recreated the feeling of the 1920's with her stage setting"

    Synonyms:
    repair, embolden, hearten, animate, play, reanimate, revive, vivify, renovate, cheer, quicken, revivify

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. recreate

    To entertain, in the sense here considered, is to engage and pleasantly occupy the attention; to amuse is to occupy the attention in an especially bright and cheerful way, often with that which excites merriment or laughter; as, he entertained us with an amusing story. To divert is to turn from serious thoughts or laborious pursuits to something that lightly and agreeably occupies the mind; one may be entertained or amused who has nothing serious or laborious from which to be diverted. To recreate, literally to re-create, is to engage mind or body in some pleasing activity that restores strength and energy for serious work. To beguile is, as it were, to cheat into cheer and comfort by something that insensibly draws thought or feeling away from pain or disquiet. We beguile a weary hour, cheer the despondent, divert the preoccupied, enliven a dull evening or company, gratify our friends' wishes, entertain, interest, please a listening audience, occupy idle time, disport ourselves when merry, recreate when worn with toil; we amuse ourselves or others with whatever pleasantly passes the time without special exertion, each according to his taste.

    Antonyms:
    annoy, bore, busy, disquiet, distract, disturb, tire, weary

    Synonyms:
    amuse, beguile, cheer, delight, disport, divert, enliven, entertain, gratify, interest, occupy, please

How to use recreate in a sentence?

  1. Alexandre Polmard:

    I wanted to recreate the world of wine and shake up traditional butchery, seducing people once again to eat beef by offering them something exceptional.

  2. Benjamin Mouton:

    On the other hand, we must recreate the cathedral's silhouette and rebuild the spire. That to me is indispensable.

  3. James Frey:

    In every case, I did the best I could to recreate my life according to my memory of it, when I had supporting documents, I used them.

  4. Robert Pape:

    Trump needs to take the same tone Ronald Reagan took when he met with Mikhail Gorbachev, the two can’t easily recreate that, but that should be the goal.

  5. Valerie Greenberg:

    Caitlyn Jenner is making a difference and inspiring others suffering like Caitlyn Jenner was where as Kim posed for publicity and to recreate a cool artsy photoshoot.

How to pronounce recreate?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say recreate in sign language?

  1. recreate

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#30316distract
#93318disquiet

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