Revive

  • 1 revive — re‧vive [rɪˈvaɪv] verb 1. [intransitive, transitive] if a company, the economy etc revives, or if something revives it, it becomes stronger or more active: • Some regions, such as the Northeast, will revive much more slowly than the national… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 Revive — Re*vive , v. t. [Cf. F. reviver. See {Revive}, v. i.] 1. To restore, or bring again to life; to reanimate. [1913 Webster] Those bodies, by reason of whose mortality we died, shall be revived. Bp. Pearson. [1913 Webster] 2. To raise from coma,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 revive — re·vive /ri vīv/ vt re·vived, re·viv·ing: to restore the force, effect, or validity of (as a contract, will, action, or judgment) Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. revive …

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  • 4 Revive — may refer to:* Revive (Steadman album) * Revive (Bjørn Lynne album) *Revive (band), the Australian gospel band *Revival, bringing back to life …

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  • 5 Revive — Re*vive , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Revived}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Reviving}.] [F. revivere, L. revivere; pref. re re + vivere to live. See {Vivid}.] 1. To return to life; to recover life or strength; to live anew; to become reanimated or reinvigorated.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 revive — (v.) early 15c., from M.Fr. revivre (10c.), from L. revivere to live again, from re again (see RE (Cf. re )) + vivere to live (see VITAL (Cf. vital)). Related: Revived; reviving …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 revive — restore, revivify, resuscitate Analogous words: *recover, recruit, regain: recuperate, *improve, gain: refresh, rejuvenate, *renew …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 revive — [v] start again; bring back to life animate, arouse, awaken, bounce back*, breathe new life into*, brighten, bring around*, bring to*, cheer, come around*, come to life, comfort, console, encourage, energize, enkindle, enliven, exhilarate,… …

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  • 9 revive — ► VERB 1) restore to or regain life, consciousness, or strength. 2) restore interest in or the popularity of. DERIVATIVES revivable adjective reviver noun. ORIGIN Latin revivere, from vivere live …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 revive — [ri vīv′] vi., vt. revived, reviving [ME reviven < OFr revivre < L revivere < re , again + vivere, to live: see BIO ] 1. to come or bring back to life or consciousness; resuscitate 2. to come or bring back to a healthy, vigorous, or… …

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  • 11 revive — verb 1 bring sth back ADVERB ▪ quickly ▪ Banks and businesses are quickly reviving business activities in China. ▪ recently VERB + REVIVE ▪ try to …

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  • 12 revive */*/ — UK [rɪˈvaɪv] / US verb Word forms revive : present tense I/you/we/they revive he/she/it revives present participle reviving past tense revived past participle revived 1) a) [transitive] to make someone become conscious or alive again Attempts to… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 revive — re|vive [ rı vaıv ] verb ** ▸ 1 make (someone) become conscious again ▸ 2 succeed again ▸ 3 perform play again ▸ 4 feel something again ▸ 5 make someone feel better 1. ) transitive to make someone become conscious or alive again: Attempts to… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 revive — 01. The festival was originally canceled about five years ago, but has been [revived] this summer, and seems to be doing well. 02. The patient had a heart attack, and couldn t be [revived]. 03. The [revival] of peace talks has brought new hope… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 15 revive — re|vive [rıˈvaıv] v [Date: 1400 1500; : Old French; Origin: revivre, from Latin revivere to live again ] 1.) [T] to bring something back after it has not been used or has not existed for a period of time ▪ Local people have decided to revive this …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 revive — [[t]rɪva͟ɪv[/t]] revives, reviving, revived 1) V ERG When something such as the economy, a business, a trend, or a feeling is revived or when it revives, it becomes active, popular, or successful again. [V n] ...an attempt to revive the British… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 revive — revivable, adj. revivability, n. revivably, adv. reviver, n. revivingly, adv. /ri vuyv /, v., revived, reviving. v.t. 1. to activate, set in motion, or take up again; renew: to revive old feuds. 2. to restore to life or consciousness: We revived… …

    Universalium

  • 18 revive — [c]/rəˈvaɪv / (say ruh vuyv) verb (revived, reviving) –verb (t) 1. to set going or in activity again: to revive old feuds. 2. to make operative or valid again. 3. to bring back into notice, use, or currency: to revive a subject of discussion. 4.… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 revive — verb 1 (I, T) to become or make someone conscious, healthy, or strong again: The doctors revived her with injections of glucose. | The plant will revive if you water it. 2 (T) to come back or bring something back into existence or popularity:… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 revive — verb 1) attempts to revive her failed Syn: resuscitate, bring around, bring back to consciousness 2) the man soon revived Syn: regain consciousness, come around, wake up 3) a cup of tea revived her Syn …

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