What does resuscitate mean?

Definitions for resuscitaterɪˈsʌs ɪˌteɪt

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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

  4. Origin: [L. resuscitatus, p. p. of resuscitare; pref. re- re- + suscitare to raise, rouse. See Suscitate.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Resuscitate

    rē-sus′i-tāt, v.t. to revive, to revivify.—v.i. to revive: to awaken and come to life again.—adjs. Resus′citable; Resus′citant.—n. one who, or that which, resuscitates.—n. Resuscitā′tion, act of reviving from a state of apparent death: state of being revivified.—adj. Resus′citātive, tending to resuscitate: reviving: revivifying: reanimating.—n. Resus′citātor, one who resuscitates.—Resuscitative faculty, the reproductive faculty of the mind. [L. re-, again, suscitāresus-, sub-, from beneath, citāre, to put into quick motion—ciēre, to make to go.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of resuscitate in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of resuscitate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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