verb (-nated; -nating) Etymology: re- + Latin juvenis young — more at young Date: 1789 transitive verb 1. a. to make young or youthful again ; give new vigor to b. to restore to an original or new state <
rejuvenate old cars
2. a. to stimulate (a stream) to renewed erosive activity especially by uplift b. to develop youthful features of topography in intransitive verb to cause or undergo rejuvenescence Synonyms: see renewrejuvenation nounrejuvenator noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • Rejuvenate — Re*ju ve*nate (r? j? v? n?t), v. t. [Pref. re re + L. juventis young, youthful.] To render young again. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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