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reincarnate

[v. ree-in-kahr-neyt; adj. ree-in-kahr-nit, -neyt] /v. ˌri ɪnˈkɑr neɪt; adj. ˌri ɪnˈkɑr nɪt, -neɪt/
verb (used with object), reincarnated, reincarnating.
1.
to give another body to; incarnate again.
adjective
2.
incarnate anew.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; re- + incarnate
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Examples for reincarnate
  • The cardboard boxes you recycle reincarnate as paper bags, paperboard packaging and new cardboard boxes.
  • reincarnate into an immortal jellyfish, avoid predators and toxins, and pray for someone to rescue you when your habitat dies.
British Dictionary definitions for reincarnate

reincarnate

verb (transitive; often passive) (riːˈɪnkɑːneɪt)
1.
to cause to undergo reincarnation; be born again
adjective (ˌriːɪnˈkɑːnɪt)
2.
born again in a new body
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Word Origin and History for reincarnate
v.

1858, from re- + incarnate. Related: Reincarnated; reincarnating. As an adjective from 1882.

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