Definition of Rebirth

1. Noun. After death the soul begins a new cycle of existence in another human body.

Exact synonyms: Metempsychosis
Generic synonyms: Phenomenon



2. Noun. A second or new birth.
Exact synonyms: Reincarnation, Renascence
Generic synonyms: Birth, Nascence, Nascency, Nativity
Specialized synonyms: Transmigration, Cycle Of Rebirth

3. Noun. The revival of learning and culture.
Exact synonyms: Renaissance, Renascence
Generic synonyms: Resurgence, Revitalisation, Revitalization, Revival, Revivification
Derivative terms: Renascent

4. Noun. A spiritual enlightenment causing a person to lead a new life.
Exact synonyms: Conversion, Spiritual Rebirth
Generic synonyms: Redemption, Salvation
Specialized synonyms: Proselytism

Definition of Rebirth

1. Noun. Reincarnation; new birth subsequent to one's first. ¹

2. Noun. Revival, reinvigoration. ¹

3. Noun. Spiritual renewal. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rebirth

1. a new or second birth [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rebirth

rebent
rebetika
rebetiko
rebid
rebidden
rebidding
rebids
rebill
rebilled
rebilling
rebills
rebind
rebinding
rebindings
rebinds
rebirth (current term)
rebirthings
rebirths
rebit
rebite
rebites
rebiting
rebitings
rebits
rebitten
rebled
rebleed
rebleeding
rebleeds

Literary usage of Rebirth

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1. Buddhism in Translations by Henry Clarke Warren (1896)
"Said the king: " Bhante Nagasena, does rebirth take place without anything transmigrating [passing ... rebirth takes place without anything transmigrating. ..."

2. Buddhism in Translations by Henry Clarke Warren (1896)
"Said the king: " Bhante Nagasena, does rebirth take place without anything transmigrating [passing ... rebirth takes place without anything transmigrating. ..."

3. Buddhist Dictionary: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrinesby Nyanatiloka by Nyanatiloka (1980)
"Thus it is really rebirth-consciousness that determines the latent character ... According to the nature of their rebirth- consciousness, beings divide into ..."

4. China Awakened by Min-ch'ien Tuk Zung Tyau (1922)
"We have discussed intellectual rebirth: is there also a religious rebirth in China? Such a question is easier to ask than to answer. ..."

5. To Die Before Death: The Sufi Way of Life by M. R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen (1997)
"Every new quality is indeed a rebirth Every new action is a rebirth. You undergo all these births in this very lifetime. Look at a person's face, ..."

6. The Rosicrucian Cosmo-conception; Or, Mystic Christianity: An Elementary by Max Heindel (1911)
"It may not be out of place to compare the theory of rebirth with the other two theories ... So the occult scientist can say "I know" in regard to rebirth, ..."

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