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cause to regain consciousness
"The doctors revived the comatose man"
animate, recreate, reanimate, revive, renovate, repair, quicken, vivify, revivifyverb
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, resuscitateverb
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.
Etymology: From revivre, revivere; prefix re- re- + vivere to live. See vivid.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Spot more delicious, than those gardens feign’d
Of reviv’d Adonis. John Milton.
Noise of arms, or view of martial guise,
Might not revive desire of knightly exercise. Fa. Queen.
God lighten our eyes, and give us a little reviving in our bondage. Ezra ix. 8.
The memory is the power to revive again in our minds those ideas, which after imprinting have been laid aside out of sight. John Locke.
The mind has a power in many cases to revive perceptions, which it has once had. John Locke.
I should revive the soldiers hearts;
Because I ever found them as myself. William Shakespeare.
What first Æneas in this place beheld,
Reviv’d his courage, and his fear expell’d. Dryden.
Old Egeus only could revive his son,
Who various changes of the world had known. Dryden.
Etymology: revivre, Fr. revivo, Lat.
The Lord heard Elijah, and the soul of the child came unto him again, and he revived. 1 Kings xvii. 22.
So he dies;
But soon revives: death over him no power
Shall long usurp. John Milton.
I revive at this last sight, assur’d that man shall live. John Milton.
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
Etymology: [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.]
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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
Examples of revive in a Sentence
The only way to eliminate coups is to revive the founding values of the Republic. These values that make our unity should be spoken out loud at Yenikapi.
The FIFA Oversight Group ...is an essential element to revive FIFA’s reputation and restore it to what it should be – a service organization for football, having the commitment of a group of people with such impeccable credentials, unquestioned integrity and global standing represents an unprecedented response to the unprecedented crisis sweeping FIFA.
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.
He’s clearly, to me, culling for size, but let’s give him the benefit of the doubt. Let’s say it’s not dead. You then need to revive those fish.
We hope it becomes permanent so we can make up for the losses caused by the Israeli blockade and wars, farmers are struggling to live and the resumption of exports could revive their business. It is a good step.
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- αναζωογονώ, αναβιώσειGreek
- elvyttää, elpyäFinnish
- beothaichScottish Gaelic
- rivivere, rinascere, rivitalizzare, resuscitare, rinnovareItalian
- 甦る, 甦らせる, 復活Japanese
- 되 살리다Korean
- زندو کردنهوه, بووژاندنهوهKurdish
- recipio, recipero, revoco, reviviscere, restituo, recreo, resuscito, renovo, vivifico, recreari, revivesco, animoLatin
- herleven, nieuw leven inblazen, doen herlevenDutch
- ожить, оживить, оживать, оживлять, возрождаться, возродитьсяRussian
- revitalizirati, oživ(j)etiSerbo-Croatian
- hồi sinhVietnamese
- rilever, riviker, ravicoter, ravikerWalloon
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