cause to regain consciousness
"The doctors revived the comatose man"
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"
be brought back to life, consciousness, or strength
"Interest in ESP revived"
restore from a depressed, inactive, or unused state
"He revived this style of opera"; "He resurrected the tango in this remote part of Argentina"
come to, revive, resuscitate(verb)
return to consciousness
"The patient came to quickly"; "She revived after the doctor gave her an injection"
To return to life; to recover life or strength; to live anew; to become reanimated or reinvigorated.
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.
To restore, or bring again to life; to reanimate.
Hopefully this new paint job should revive the surgery waiting room
To raise from coma, languor, depression, or discouragement; to bring into action after a suspension.
Hence, to recover from a state of neglect or disuse; as, to revive letters or learning.
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
To recover its natural or metallic state, as a metal.
To restore or reduce to its natural or metallic state
revive a metal after calcination.
Origin: From revivre, revivere; prefix re- re- + vivere to live. See vivid.
to return to life; to recover life or strength; to live anew; to become reanimated or reinvigorated
hence, to recover from a state of oblivion, obscurity, neglect, or depression; as, classical learning revived in the fifteenth century
to recover its natural or metallic state, as a metal
to restore, or bring again to life; to reanimate
to raise from coma, languor, depression, or discouragement; to bring into action after a suspension
hence, to recover from a state of neglect or disuse; as, to revive letters or learning
to renew in the mind or memory; to bring to recollection; to recall attention to; to reawaken
to restore or reduce to its natural or metallic state; as, to revive a metal after calcination
Origin: [F. revivere, L. revivere; pref. re- re- + vivere to live. See Vivid.]
Revive is the self-published electronica album by musician Bjørn Lynne released in 2000.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
re-vīv′, v.i. to return to life, vigour, or fame: to recover from neglect, oblivion, or depression: to regain use or currency: to have the memory refreshed.—v.t. to restore to life again: to reawaken in the mind: to recover from neglect or depression: to bring again into public notice, as a play: to recall, to restore to use: to reproduce: (chem.) to restore to its natural state.—n. Revīvabil′ity.—adj. Revī′vable, capable of being revived.—adv. Revī′vably.—ns. Revī′val, recovery from languor, neglect, depression, &c.: renewed performance of, as of a play: renewed interest in or attention to: a time of extraordinary religious awakening: restoration: quickening: renewal, as of trade: awakening, as revival of learning: (law) reinstatement of an action; Revī′valism; Revī′valist, one who promotes religious revivals: an itinerant preacher.—adj. Revīvalis′tic.—ns. Revīve′ment; Revī′ver, one who, or that which, revives: a compound for renovating clothes; Revivificā′tion (chem.), the reduction of a metal from a state of combination to its natural state.—v.t. Reviv′ify, to cause to revive: to reanimate: to enliven.—v.i. to become efficient again as a reagent.—adv. Revī′vingly.—n. Revivis′cence, an awakening from torpidity, after hibernation.—adj. Revivis′cent.—n. Revī′vor (law), the revival of a suit which was abated by the death of a party or other cause.—The Anglo-Catholic revival, a strong reaction within the Church of England towards the views of doctrine and practice held by Laud and his school (see Tractarianism). [O. Fr. revivre—L. re-, again, vivĕre, to live.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'revive' in Verbs Frequency: #926
The numerical value of revive in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of revive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
To revive sorrow is cruel.
Erdogan actually wants to revive the Arabic alphabet in Turkey.
Inspirations/motivations can boost/revive/resuscitate/revitalize a dying/already dead human spirit/morale. So, never hesitate to inspire/motivate all and sundry/the world at large/posterity ahead.
The most effective way to revive a functional democracy is to do what we have always done; transfer decision-making from the unaccountable institutions: monarchs, priestly castes, military juntas, political or economic dictatorships, or modern corporations, and bring it back to the public arena.
Given that we are taking all of these seats, between now and the delayed tax increase, we need to revive the economy and find a path to fiscal rebuilding, that's the sole responsibility of the LDP now and there is no room for excuses. If you think about it in that way, even though we have won, there is no room here for celebrating.
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Translations for revive
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- αναζωογονώ, αναβιώσειGreek
- elpyä, elvyttääFinnish
- beothaichScottish Gaelic
- resuscitare, rivivere, rinnovare, rivitalizzare, rinascereItalian
- 復活, 甦らせる, 甦るJapanese
- زندو کردنهوه, بووژاندنهوهKurdish
- restituo, recreo, resuscito, renovo, recreari, revivesco, animo, vivifico, reviviscere, revoco, recipero, recipioLatin
- doen herleven, herleven, nieuw leven inblazenDutch
- оживать, ожить, оживлять, возрождаться, оживить, возродитьсяRussian
- oživ(j)eti, revitaliziratiSerbo-Croatian
- riviker, rilever, ravicoter, ravikerWalloon
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