What does revenant mean?

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ˈrɛv ə nəntrevenant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. revenantnoun

    a person who returns after a lengthy absence

  2. revenantadjective

    someone who has returned from the dead

  3. revenantadjective

    of or relating to or typical of a revenant

    "revenant shrieks and groans"

  4. recurring, revenantadjective

    coming back

    "a revenant ghost"


  1. revenantnoun

    Someone who returns from a long absence.

  2. revenantnoun

    A person or thing reborn.

  3. revenantnoun

    A supernatural being that returns from the dead; a zombie or ghost.

  4. Etymology: 19th century. From revenant, the present participle of revenir. Compare revenue.


  1. Revenant

    Revenant is an original novel based on the U.S. television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Revenant

    rev′ē-nant, n. one who returns after a long absence, esp. from the dead: a ghost. [Fr.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of revenant in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of revenant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of revenant in a Sentence

  1. Leonardo DiCaprio:

    Making ‘The Revenant’ was about man's relationship to the natural world. A world that we collectively felt in 2015 as the hottest year in recorded history, our production needed to move to the southern tip of this planet just to be able to find snow. Climate change is real, it is happening right now. It is the most urgent threat facing our entire species, and we need to work collectively together and stop procrastinating.

  2. SithEmperorRevan:

    SithEmperorRevan, the Seductive Sith, the Revenant Himself, Victory at all costs, even if it means sacrificing someone (or something) you love.

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    fill with high spirits; fill with optimism
    • A. cleave
    • B. transpire
    • C. elate
    • D. summon

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