Definitions for vivifyˈvɪv əˌfaɪ

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. 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"

  2. vivify(verb)

    make more striking or animated

    "his remarks always vivify an otherwise dull story"

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  1. vivify(Verb)

    To bring to life

  2. vivify(Verb)

    To impart vitality

  3. Origin: Latin vivus (alive), through late Latin vivificare and French vivifier

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Vivify(verb)

    to endue with life; to make to be living; to quicken; to animate

  2. Origin: [F. vivifier, L. vivificare. See Vivid, -fy; cf. Vivificate.]

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