Definitions for reviverɪˈvaɪv

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

re•viverɪˈvaɪv(v.)-vived, -viv•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to activate, set in motion, or take up again; renew.

  2. to restore to life or consciousness.

    Category: Medicine

  3. to put on or show (an old play or motion picture) again.

  4. to make operative or valid again.

  5. to bring back into notice, use, or currency:

    to revive an old word.

  6. to renew in the mind; recall.

  7. to reanimate or cheer.

  8. (v.i.)to return to life, consciousness, vigor, or strength.

    Category: Medicine

  9. to be quickened, restored, or renewed.

  10. to become operative or valid again.

Origin of revive:

1375–1425; < L revīvere to live again =re-re -+vīvere to live

re•viv′er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. resuscitate, revive(verb)

    cause to regain consciousness

    "The doctors revived the comatose man"

  2. animate, recreate, reanimate, revive, renovate, repair, quicken, vivify, revivify(verb)

    give new life or energy to

    "A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health"

  3. revive(verb)

    be brought back to life, consciousness, or strength

    "Interest in ESP revived"

  4. revive, resurrect(verb)

    restore from a depressed, inactive, or unused state

    "He revived this style of opera"; "He resurrected the tango in this remote part of Argentina"

  5. come to, revive, resuscitate(verb)

    return to consciousness

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

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. revive(verb)ɪˈvaɪv

    to become or make conscious again

    Doctors successfully revived her.; The girl revived and was taken to the hospital.

  2. reviveɪˈvaɪv

    to feel or make feel better

    A rest was all she needed to revive her.

  3. reviveɪˈvaɪv

    to make exist again or be more lively or successful again

    Their hopes for winning revived.; new marketing strategies to revive sales

Wiktionary

  1. revive(Verb)

    To return to life; to recover life or strength; to live anew; to become reanimated or reinvigorated.

  2. revive(Verb)

    To recover from a state of oblivion, obscurity, neglect, or depression; as, classical learning revived in the fifteenth century.

    In recent years, The Manx language has been revived after dying out and is now taught in some schools on the Isle of Man.

  3. revive(Verb)

    To restore, or bring again to life; to reanimate.

    Hopefully this new paint job should revive the surgery waiting room

  4. revive(Verb)

    To raise from coma, languor, depression, or discouragement; to bring into action after a suspension.

  5. revive(Verb)

    Hence, to recover from a state of neglect or disuse; as, to revive letters or learning.

  6. revive(Verb)

    To renew in the mind or memory; to bring to recollection; to recall attention to; to reawaken.

    The Harry Potter films revived the world's interest in wizardry

  7. revive(Verb)

    To recover its natural or metallic state, as a metal.

  8. revive(Verb)

    To restore or reduce to its natural or metallic state

    revive a metal after calcination.

  9. Origin: From revivre, revivere; prefix re- re- + vivere to live. See vivid.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Revive(verb)

    to return to life; to recover life or strength; to live anew; to become reanimated or reinvigorated

  2. Revive(verb)

    hence, to recover from a state of oblivion, obscurity, neglect, or depression; as, classical learning revived in the fifteenth century

  3. Revive(verb)

    to recover its natural or metallic state, as a metal

  4. Revive(verb)

    to restore, or bring again to life; to reanimate

  5. Revive(verb)

    to raise from coma, languor, depression, or discouragement; to bring into action after a suspension

  6. Revive(verb)

    hence, to recover from a state of neglect or disuse; as, to revive letters or learning

  7. Revive(verb)

    to renew in the mind or memory; to bring to recollection; to recall attention to; to reawaken

  8. Revive(verb)

    to restore or reduce to its natural or metallic state; as, to revive a metal after calcination

Freebase

  1. Revive

    Revive is the self-published electronica album by musician Bjørn Lynne released in 2000.

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'revive' in Verbs Frequency: #926


Translations for revive

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

revive(verb)

to come, or bring, back to consciousness, strength, health etc

They attempted to revive the woman who had fainted; She soon revived; The flowers revived in water; to revive someone's hopes.

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