What does resurrect mean?

Definitions for resurrect
ˌrɛz əˈrɛktres·ur·rect

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. resurrect, raise, upraise(verb)

    cause to become alive again

    "raise from the dead"; "Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected"; "Upraising ghosts"

  2. 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"

  3. resurrect, rise, uprise(verb)

    return from the dead

    "Christ is risen!"; "The dead are to uprise"


  1. resurrect(Verb)

    To raise from the dead, to bring life back to.

  2. resurrect(Verb)

    To re-use.

  3. resurrect(Verb)

    To bring to view or attention.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Resurrect(verb)

    to take from the grave; to disinter

    Etymology: [See Resurrection.]

  2. Resurrect(verb)

    to reanimate; to restore to life; to bring to view (that which was forgotten or lost)

    Etymology: [See Resurrection.]

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How to say resurrect in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of resurrect in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of resurrect in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of resurrect in a Sentence

  1. Robert Jackler:

    They're trying very hard to resurrect the glory era of smoking, where it was glamorous and sophisticated and stylish, it's about associating it with all the good things in life.

  2. Antoine Sambin:

    We decided to resurrect one tram car from the 1920s, it has a very unique design.

  3. Manuel Pastor:

    The 1960s were about breaking down an apartheid voting system in the South, what we're seeing is an attempt to resurrect a system where certain kinds of people's voices don't become part of the policy process.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    If you have the power to resurrect the dead man, firstly, be sure that he is a good man!

  5. Bernie Sanders:

    I think people understand there is something profoundly wrong today with establishment politics, that we need some bold ideas to resurrect the middle class in this country, to address poverty, to address income and wealth inequality.

Images & Illustrations of resurrect

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