Definition of reborn in English:



  • 1Brought back to life or activity.

    ‘a reborn version of social democracy’
    • ‘Environmentalists fumed about the World Bank's funding of destructive infrastructure projects and the IMF's reborn version of structural adjustment.’
    • ‘Since the heady first days after the mammoth's helicopter flight, the prospect of a reborn race of woollies someday emerging from the ice cave has receded further and further into the distance.’
    • ‘Huddersfield, who had only briefly flickered in the first-half, came out a side reborn after the break and would have grabbed an equaliser just minutes after the restart but for some more penalty heroics from Collinson.’
    • ‘The city is reborn today as the Big Apple of the East: the buzz is almost palpable.’
    • ‘The renewed partnership with the superb winner of the recent high-class Mears Group Chase at Cheltenham could conjure up another chapter in the success story of a reborn rider whose luck really does seem to have changed.’
    • ‘Women who'd long been pensioned off the catwalk are emerging reborn in their fifties and sixties, as coolly desirable, quietly, but confidently shimmering with big-name campaigns.’
    • ‘But next Sunday in Clones a reborn Down team will take on reigning National League Champions Tyrone in a final that promises to deliver a contest of passion and football fervour.’
    • ‘But, of course, different standards get applied when you are a Hollywood star versus a suddenly reborn politician who wants to be the governor of the state.’
    • ‘The reborn union handed out contracts to politically connected businesses and politically powerful, mobbed-up unions.’
    • ‘The reborn rider was as cool as a cucumber aboard the 9-4 favourite, who followed up his win a fortnight ago in Cheltenham's Gold Cup in impressive style.’
    • ‘The chief executive of the reborn pram company today revealed the firm's five-year plan to reclaim its place as the UK's number one nursery products manufacturer.’
    • ‘Good stuff, and it will be interesting to see how Rucka deals with the assassin reborn - I trust him enough to think that the status quo will not return.’
    • ‘The reborn Sacramento High School has the leadership and the support it needs to soar to new heights on behalf of the capital city's most disadvantaged students.’
    • ‘When I emerged, triumphant and exhausted, I felt reborn…’
    • ‘In this match, released of the fetters of responsibility, he has been a man reborn and his spirit - depressed for so long - has soared,’
    • ‘I must add they were very patriotic Jews, also influenced by that reborn Poland in literary sense.’
    1. 1.1Having experienced a complete spiritual change.
      ‘a reborn Catholic’
      • ‘He is Adam reborn, both in spirit and in flesh, his athletic torso vivifying that of his disgraced predecessor shown in fresco six.’
      • ‘We are called back to our baptism, when our old self was drowned in the waters poured over our head and we were reborn children of God.’
      • ‘We need to wake each day reborn so that the sun's appearance in the sky is a huge synchronicity that we share with the other people in our lives and not merely the same old scientifically explainable fact of life.’
      • ‘But after the workshop I am changed, different and I am reborn.’
      • ‘Bridget felt reborn in the fresh, night air… and the silence.’
      • ‘My spirit feels reborn, and I breathe in the sweet air of the pardoned prisoner.’
      • ‘Hype: Yeah, I feel re-born in the last year.’