revitalize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1869 to give new life or vigor to • revitalization noun

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  • revitalize — re‧vi‧tal‧ize [riːˈvaɪtlaɪz] also revitalise verb [transitive] to make a place, company, economy etc interesting or active again: • a plan for revitalizing the nation s capital • The company was struggling to revitalize its sagging retail… …   Financial and business terms

  • Revitalize — Re*vi tal*ize, v. t. To restore vitality to; to bring back to life. L. S. Beale. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • revitalize — index renew (refurbish), resurrect Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • revitalize — (v.) 1858, from RE (Cf. re ) back, again + VITALIZE (Cf. vitalize). Related: Revitalized; revitalizing …   Etymology dictionary

  • revitalize — (Amer.) re·vi·tal·ize || ‚rɪː vaɪtÉ™laɪz v. give new life or energy, reinvigorate, reanimate, regenerate (also revitalise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • revitalize — (also revitalise) ► VERB ▪ give new life and vitality to. DERIVATIVES revitalization noun …   English terms dictionary

  • revitalize — [rē vīt′ l īz΄] vt. revitalized, revitalizing to bring vitality, vigor, etc. back to after a decline revitalization n …   English World dictionary

  • revitalize — UK [riːˈvaɪtəlaɪz] / US [ˌrɪˈvaɪt(ə)lˌaɪz] verb [transitive] Word forms revitalize : present tense I/you/we/they revitalize he/she/it revitalizes present participle revitalizing past tense revitalized past participle revitalized 1) to make… …   English dictionary

  • revitalize — verb Revitalize is used with these nouns as the object: ↑career, ↑economy, ↑neighbourhood …   Collocations dictionary

  • revitalize — re|vi|tal|ize also revitalise BrE [ri:ˈvaıtəlaız] v [T] to put new strength or power into something →↑revive ▪ They hope to revitalize the neighborhood by providing better housing. ▪ a revitalizing massage >revitalization [ri:ˌvaıtəlaıˈzeıʃən… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • revitalize — re|vi|tal|ize [ ,ri vaıtl,aız ] verb transitive 1. ) to make something that is failing or weak become strong and successful again: an expansion program to revitalize the company 2. ) to make your skin or hair look healthy again a ) to make… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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