What is the meaning of revive?


  • Cause to regain consciousness.
    • usage: "The doctors revived the comatose man"
  • Give new life or energy to.
    • usage: "A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health"
  • Be brought back to life, consciousness, or strength.
    • usage: "Interest in ESP revived"
  • Restore from a depressed, inactive, or unused state.
    • usage: "He revived this style of opera"; "He resurrected the tango in this remote part of Argentina"
  • Return to consciousness.
    • usage: "The patient came to quickly"; "She revived after the doctor gave her an injection"
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APAWordNet. (2010). revive. Retrieved October 19, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/revive/definitions/1306633
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MLAWordNet. "revive" 23 October 2010. Web. 19 October 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/revive/definitions/1306633>
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