from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To create anew.

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  • v. To create again.
  • v. To create a likeness or copy of.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To create or form anew.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. form anew in the imagination; recollect and re-form in the mind
  • v. make a replica of
  • v. create anew


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  • These “intentional communities” were typically established in remote locations so as to re-create agrarian, preindustrial society.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • With little access to American-made products, the stiliagi were forced to re-create them on their own.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • I would re-create that book, as a pie, and take my own first step into tradition.

    I Call it "Rustic"

  • Many are looking for comfort in the ordinary, as the community struggles to re-create a semblance of normalcy.

    A Day to Bid Farewell to Tsunami Dead

  • If you were to try to re-create that gun today it would cost at least three times what Safari Outfitters wanted for it.

    The Gun Builder As Artist

  • For example, Mike and I loved to re-create dance steps that we watched from the golden age of Hollywood—moves perfected by Gene Kelly and Cyd Charisse, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.

    True You

  • How did you re-create the full experience of those 18 days?

    The Egyptian Revolution Will be Televised

  • Lions coach and former Tennessee Titans defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz looks to re-create the disruptive line he coached from 2001 to 2008 starring Vanden Bosch and Albert Haynesworth.

    Top picks Ndamukong Suh, Gerald McCoy full of excitement

  • If the research is being used simply to "re-create" history as an end in itself, then that sort of fiction is indeed what I identified in the post as "an effort to use the form for a purpose other than" a literary one.

    Confusion and Turbulence

  • With the help of his large "Settlement" vis-a-vis the accident, the narrator goes about trying to re-create this scene.

    Point of View in Fiction


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  • "One thing we've always tried to avoid in The White Stripes is all those words that I can't stand that start with 'R,' such as retro, and relic, and reissue, and re-create, all that stuff," White says. "All I know is I just want my stuff to sound as soulful as I can." - Jack White on NPR,

    December 19, 2007