Definitions for resuscitaterɪˈsʌs ɪˌteɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

re•sus•ci•taterɪˈsʌs ɪˌteɪt(v.t.)-tat•ed, -tat•ing.

  1. to revive, esp. from apparent death or from unconsciousness.

    Category: Medicine

Origin of resuscitate:

1525–35; < L resuscitātus, ptp. of resuscitāre to reawaken =re-re - + suscitāre to dislodge, rouse (sus-sus - +citāre to move, arouse; see cite1); see -ate1


Princeton's WordNet

  1. resuscitate, revive(verb)

    cause to regain consciousness

    "The doctors revived the comatose man"

  2. come to, revive, resuscitate(verb)

    return to consciousness

    "The patient came to quickly"; "She revived after the doctor gave her an injection"


  1. resuscitate(Verb)

    To restore consciousness, vigor, or life to.

  2. resuscitate(Verb)

    To regain consciousness.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Resuscitate(adj)

    restored to life

  2. Resuscitate(verb)

    to revivify; to revive; especially, to recover or restore from apparent death; as, to resuscitate a drowned person; to resuscitate withered plants

  3. Resuscitate(verb)

    to come to life again; to revive

Translations for resuscitate

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to bring (a person) back to consciousness.

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