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Verb: recreate  ,re-kree'eyt or ,ree-kree'eyt
  1. Give new life or energy to
    - animate, reanimate, revive, renovate, repair, quicken, vivify, revivify
     
  2. Create anew
    "she recreated the feeling of the 1920's with her stage setting"
     
  3. Give encouragement to
    - cheer, hearten, embolden
     
  4. Engage in recreational activities rather than work; occupy oneself in a diversion
    "The students all recreate alike";
    - play
Verb: re-create  ,ree-kree'eyt
  1. Create anew
    "Re-create the boom of the West on a small scale"
     
  2. Make a replica of
    "re-create a picture by Rembrandt";
    - copy
     
  3. Form anew in the imagination; recollect and re-form in the mind
    "His mind re-creates the entire world"

Derived forms: recreated, recreates, recreating, re-creating, re-created, re-creates

See also: re-created

Type of: arouse, brace, create, create by mental act, create mentally, encourage, energise [Brit], energize, make, perk up, stimulate