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Recreation vs. Recreate — What's the Difference?

Recreation vs. Recreate — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Recreation and Recreate

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Recreation

Recreation is an activity of leisure, leisure being discretionary time. The "need to do something for recreation" is an essential element of human biology and psychology.
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Recreate

To create (something) again; duplicate; replicate.
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Recreation

Physical or mental activity pursued primarily for pleasure.
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Recreate

To impart fresh life to; refresh mentally or physically.
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Recreation

An activity, such as a game or hobby, that is pursued primarily for pleasure.
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Recreate

To take recreation.
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Recreation

The act of creating something again
Undertook the recreation of levees after the flood.
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Recreate

(transitive) To give new life, energy or encouragement (to); to refresh, enliven.
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Recreation

Something that has been created again
Published a recreation of the original version of the oratorio.
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Recreate

(reflexive) To enjoy or entertain oneself.
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Recreation

The act of making something to be a copy of something else
Assisted in the filmmakers' recreation of an earlier era.
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Recreate

(intransitive) To take recreation.
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Recreation

Something that is made as a copy; a replica; a duplicate
Visited a recreation of a colonial village.
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Recreate

To create anew.
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Recreation

Any activity, such as play, that amuses, diverts or stimulates.
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Recreate

To give fresh life to; to reanimate; to revive; especially, to refresh after wearying toil or anxiety; to relieve; to cheer; to divert; to amuse; to gratify.
Painters, when they work on white grounds, place before them colors mixed with blue and green, to recreate their eyes, white wearying . . . the sight more than any.
St. John, who recreated himself with sporting with a tame partridge.
These ripe fruits recreate the nostrils with their aromatic scent.
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Recreation

The process of creating something again.
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Recreate

To take recreation.
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Recreation

The result of this process.
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Recreate

Give new life or energy to;
A hot soup will revive me
This will renovate my spirits
This treatment repaired my health
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Recreation

The act of recreating, or the state of being recreated; refreshment of the strength and spirits after toil; amusement; diversion; sport; pastime.
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Recreate

Engage in recreational activities rather than work; occupy oneself in a diversion;
On weekends I play
The students all recreate alike
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Recreation

An activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates;
Scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists
For recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles
Drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation
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Recreate

Give encouragement to
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Recreation

Activity that refreshes and recreates; activity that renews your health and spirits by enjoyment and relaxation;
Time for rest and refreshment by the pool
Days of joyous recreation with his friends
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Recreate

Create anew;
She recreated the feeling of the 1920's with her stage setting
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