Reanimate
Reanimate Re*an"i*mate (r[-e]*[a^]n"[i^]*m[=a]t), v. t. To animate anew; to restore to animation or life; to infuse new life, vigor, spirit, or courage into; to revive; to reinvigorate; as, to reanimate a drowned person; to reanimate disheartened troops; to reanimate languid spirits. --Glanvill. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • reanimate — (v.) 1610s, in spiritual and physical sense, from RE (Cf. re ) back, again + ANIMATE (Cf. animate) (v.) to endow with life. Related: Reanimated; reanimating …   Etymology dictionary

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  • reanimate — reanimation, n. /ree an euh mayt /, v.t., reanimated, reanimating. 1. to restore to life; resuscitate. 2. to give fresh vigor, spirit, or courage to. 3. to stimulate to renewed activity. [1605 15; RE + ANIMATE] * * * …   Universalium

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  • reanimate — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. restore, invigorate, resuscitate; see animate 1 , renew 1 , revive 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To rouse from a state of inactivity or quiescence: reactivate, reawaken, rekindle, renew, resurrect, resuscitate,… …   English dictionary for students

  • reanimate — re|an|i|mate [ri:ˈænımeıt] v [T] formal to give new strength to someone or something or the energy to start again …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • reanimate — re·an·i·mate || ‚rɪː ænɪmeɪt v. animate again, revive, enliven again; provide renewed encouragement, reinvigorate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • reanimate — verb restore to life or consciousness; revive. Derivatives reanimation noun …   English new terms dictionary

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