Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Born again; regenerate; renewed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Born again; regenerate.
  • n. An obsolete form of rennet.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The townspeople approved that Hilde Eberhardt named the infant girl after her mother-in-law as if to make amends for her husband who, everyone knew, would have never let her use the name Renate.

    Stones from the River

  • Back at the base, he had called Renate at five to tell her he loved her.

    Beard

  • She stored the cashmere shawl inside the linen closet for Renate, and she would not take it out until after the war when—a widow for some years—she would find herself pregnant with a child she felt certain was a girl, and she would start wearing the shawl as if it were an embrace, planning to give it to her daughter, whom she would name Renate.

    Stones from the River

  • She is just as big a legend in ski racing as Moser-Proell or "Renate" Goetschl.

    columbiatribune.com stories

  • But I hardly thought about the polio or her leg until Sybille Immers, the butcher’s daughter, called Renate a gimp one day as we left school.

    Floating in My Mother’s Palm

  • "Unless more children are born in Germany, the problem can't be solved," says Kühnhausen Mayor Renate Lindner , 61, sitting on a porch overlooking her garden and greenhouse on a recent Saturday.

    Anybody Home?

  • I asked my neighbors Peter and Renate yesterday about the status of their beautiful red amaryllis, which they had in their front window last year (and I enjoyed for several weeks from the view atmy kitchen window).

    Amaryllis care and feeding « Sugar Creek Gardens’ Blog

  • Once across, they take shelter at an inn run by Franz and Anna Flueckiger (Mathias Gnadinger and Renate Steiger), who are at first reluctant to house these haggard refugees.

    John Farr: Never Again: Ten Great Holocaust Films You May Have Missed

  • Renate Wohlwend of the council's parliamentary assembly said that "to carry out this irrevocable act now would be a terrible mistake which could lead to a tragic injustice".

    Troy Davis execution set to go ahead as judge rejects last-minute appeal

  • Renate Wohlwend of the council's parliamentary assembly said: "To carry out this irrevocable act now would be a terrible mistake, which could lead to a tragic injustice".

    Troy Davis execution going ahead after US supreme court refuses stay

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