What does revive mean?

Definitions for revive
rɪˈvaɪvre·vive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. resuscitate, reviveverb

    cause to regain consciousness

    "The doctors revived the comatose man"

  2. 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"

  3. reviveverb

    be brought back to life, consciousness, or strength

    "Interest in ESP revived"

  4. revive, resurrectverb

    restore from a depressed, inactive, or unused state

    "He revived this style of opera"; "He resurrected the tango in this remote part of Argentina"

  5. come to, revive, resuscitateverb

    return to consciousness

    "The patient came to quickly"; "She revived after the doctor gave her an injection"

Wiktionary

  1. reviveverb

    To return to life; to recover life or strength; to live anew; to become reanimated or reinvigorated.

  2. reviveverb

    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.

  3. reviveverb

    To restore, or bring again to life; to reanimate.

    Hopefully this new paint job should revive the surgery waiting room

  4. reviveverb

    To raise from coma, languor, depression, or discouragement; to bring into action after a suspension.

  5. reviveverb

    Hence, to recover from a state of neglect or disuse; as, to revive letters or learning.

  6. reviveverb

    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

  7. reviveverb

    To recover its natural or metallic state, as a metal.

  8. reviveverb

    To restore or reduce to its natural or metallic state

    revive a metal after calcination.

  9. Etymology: From revivre, revivere; prefix re- re- + vivere to live. See vivid.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Reviveverb

    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.

  2. To REVIVEverb

    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.

ChatGPT

  1. revive

    To revive means to restore to life, consciousness, vigor, strength, or a healthy condition. It could refer to bringing back to existence or use something that was previously in decline, discontinued, or forgotten. Revive can also mean to regain or give new energy or strength. This term is commonly used in various contexts such as medical, business, cultural, ecological, among others.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reviveverb

    to return to life; to recover life or strength; to live anew; to become reanimated or reinvigorated

  2. Reviveverb

    hence, to recover from a state of oblivion, obscurity, neglect, or depression; as, classical learning revived in the fifteenth century

  3. Reviveverb

    to recover its natural or metallic state, as a metal

  4. Reviveverb

    to restore, or bring again to life; to reanimate

  5. Reviveverb

    to raise from coma, languor, depression, or discouragement; to bring into action after a suspension

  6. Reviveverb

    hence, to recover from a state of neglect or disuse; as, to revive letters or learning

  7. Reviveverb

    to renew in the mind or memory; to bring to recollection; to recall attention to; to reawaken

  8. Reviveverb

    to restore or reduce to its natural or metallic state; as, to revive a metal after calcination

  9. Etymology: [F. revivere, L. revivere; pref. re- re- + vivere to live. See Vivid.]

Wikidata

  1. Revive

    Revive is the self-published electronica album by musician Bjørn Lynne released in 2000.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Revive

    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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  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'revive' in Verbs Frequency: #926

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of revive in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of revive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of revive in a Sentence

  1. Liberal Democratic Party:

    Between now and the delayed tax increase, we need to revive the economy and find a path to fiscal rebuilding, if you think about it in that way, even though we have won, there is no room here for celebrating.

  2. Golfer Greg Norman:

    Why? We wanted to feel connected to this fish, we wanted to make sure this fish felt like, Okay, these guys are really trying to revive and get me going.

  3. Haris Anwar:

    A slight miss on expectations would be enough to hurt the stock and revive the old memories.

  4. Shehbaz Sharif:

    The economic challenges are huge and we need to make a way out of these troubles. We will have to shed sweat and blood to revive the economy.

  5. Cyril Ramaphosa:

    The minister of public enterprises has reported that they were able to revive and restore the power line from Cahora Bassa. So we will have an additional 900 megawatts.

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