HyperDic: renascence

English > 3 senses of the word Renascence / renascence:
NOUNtimeRenascence, Renaissancethe period of European history at the close of the Middle Ages and the rise of the modern world
eventrenascence, reincarnation, rebirtha second or new birth
actRenascence, rebirth, Renaissancethe revival of learning and culture
English > Renascence: 3 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningThe period of European history at the close of the Middle Ages and the rise of the modern world; a cultural rebirth from the 14th through the middle of the 17th centuries.
SynonymRenaissance
Instance ofhistoric period, ageAn era of history having some distinctive feature
Part ofhistoryThe aggregate of past events
PartsHigh RenaissanceThe artistic style of early 16th century painting / painting in Florence and Rome
Italian RenaissanceThe early period when Italy was the center of the Renaissance
quattrocentoThe 15th century in Italian art and literature
Spanishrenacimiento
Catalanrenaixement
English > renascence: 3 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA second or new birth.
Synonymsreincarnation, rebirth
Narrowercycle of rebirth(Hinduism) repeated rebirth in new forms
transmigrationThe passing of a soul into another body after death
Broaderbirth, nativity, nascency, nascenceThe event of being born
Spanishreencarnación, renacimiento
Catalanreencarnació, renaixement
English > Renascence: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe revival of learning and culture.
Synonymsrebirth, Renaissance
Broaderrevival, resurgence, revitalization, revitalisation, revivificationBringing again into activity and prominence
Spanishrenacimiento
Catalanrenaixement
Adjectivesrenascentrising again as to new life and vigor

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