Definitions for vivifyˈvɪv əˌfaɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

viv•i•fyˈvɪv əˌfaɪ(v.t.)-fied, -fy•ing.

  1. to give life to; animate.

  2. to enliven; brighten.

Origin of vivify:

1535–45; < L vīvificāre. See vivi -, -fy

viv′i•fi`er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  1. Vivify(verb)

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

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