recreate etymology

English word recreate comes from Latin re-, Latin creare

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Detailed word origin of recreate

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
re- Latin (lat) Again; prefix added to various words to indicate an action being done again, or like the other usages indicated above under English.. Back, backwards.
creare Latin (lat)
recreare Latin (lat)
recreate English (eng) (intransitive) To take recreation.. (reflexive) To enjoy or entertain oneself.. (transitive) To give new life, energy or encouragement (to); to refresh, enliven.

Words with the same origin as recreate

Descendants of re-
arrest rain reaction receive recognize record regret relationship relax remain remember remove repeat reputation request rescue research respect responsibility responsible rest return revolution reward ship