1
[ verb ] create anew

Examples

"Re-create the boom of the West on a small scale"

Used in print

(Clement Greenberg, "Collage" in his Art and...)

Depicted , Cubist flatness is now almost completely assimilated to the literal , undepicted kind , but at_the_same_time it reacts upon and largely transforms the undepicted kind - and it does so , moreover , without depriving the latter of its literalness ; rather , it underpins and reinforces that literalness , re-creates it .

2
[ verb ] make a replica of

Synonyms

copy

Examples

"copy that drawing" "re-create a picture by Rembrandt"

3
[ verb ] form anew in the imagination; recollect and re-form in the mind

Examples

"His mind re-creates the entire world"

*