"regenerates" in the verb sense
1. regenerate, renew
reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new
"We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years"
"They renewed their membership"
amplify (an electron current) by causing part of the power in the output circuit to act upon the input circuit
3. reform, reclaim, regenerate, rectify
bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one
"The Church reformed me"
"reform your conduct"
4. regenerate, restore, rejuvenate
return to life get or give new life or energy
"The week at the spa restored me"
replace (tissue or a body part) through the formation of new tissue
"The snake regenerated its tail"
be formed or shaped anew
form or produce anew
9. regenerate, revitalize
"This food revitalized the patient"
Source: WordNet® (An amazing lexical database of English)
Princeton University "About WordNet®."
WordNet®. Princeton University. 2010.
View WordNet® License