resuscitate

  • 1 Resuscitate — Re*sus ci*tate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Resuscitated};p. pr. & vb. n. {Resuscitating}.] To revivify; to revive; especially, to recover or restore from apparent death; as, to resuscitate a drowned person; to resuscitate withered plants. [1913… …

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  • 2 Resuscitate — Re*sus ci*tate, v. i. To come to life again; to revive. [1913 Webster] These projects, however often slain, always resuscitate. J. S. Mill. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 Resuscitate — Re*sus ci*tate, a. [L. resuscitatus, p. p. of resuscitare; pref. re re + suscitare to raise, rouse. See {Suscitate}.] Restored to life. [R.] Bp. Gardiner. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 resuscitate — I verb breath fresh life into, bring back to life, cure, improve, reanimate, recreate, recuperate, reestablish, refresh, regenerate, rehabilitate, reinvigorate, rekindle, remedy, renew, restore, restore to life, resurrect, revivify, renovate,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 resuscitate — (v.) 1530s, earlier resuscit (late 14c.), from L.L. resuscitationem, from L. resuscitatus, pp. of resuscitare rouse again, revive, from re again (see RE (Cf. re )) + suscitare to raise, revive, from sub (up from) under + citare …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 resuscitate — vb *restore, revive, revivify Analogous words: reanimate (see base word at QUICKEN): rekindle (see base word at LIGHT vb) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 resuscitate — [v] revive arouse, awaken, breathe new life into*, bring back to life, bring to*, come to life, energize, enkindle, enliven, give mouth to mouth resuscitation, invigorate, perform CPR, rejuvenate, renovate, restore, resurrect, revitalize, save,… …

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  • 8 resuscitate — ► VERB 1) revive from unconsciousness. 2) make active or vigorous again. DERIVATIVES resuscitation noun resuscitative adjective resuscitator noun. ORIGIN Latin resuscitare raise again …

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  • 9 resuscitate — [ri sus′ə tāt΄] vt. resuscitated, resuscitating [< L resuscitatus, pp. of resuscitare, to revive < re , again + suscitare, to raise up, revive < sus , for sub ,SUB + citare, to arouse: see CITE] to revive or revitalize; bring back to… …

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  • 10 resuscitate — [[t]rɪsʌ̱sɪteɪt[/t]] resuscitates, resuscitating, resuscitated 1) VERB If you resuscitate someone who has stopped breathing, you cause them to start breathing again. [V n] A policeman and then a paramedic tried to resuscitate her. Derived words:… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 resuscitate — UK [rɪˈsʌsɪteɪt] / US [rɪˈsʌsɪˌteɪt] verb [transitive] Word forms resuscitate : present tense I/you/we/they resuscitate he/she/it resuscitates present participle resuscitating past tense resuscitated past participle resuscitated 1) to make an… …

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  • 12 resuscitate — To perform resuscitation. [L. resuscito, to raise up again, revive] * * * re·sus·ci·tate ri səs ə .tāt vt, tat·ed; tat·ing to revive from apparent death or from unconsciousness <resuscitate a nearly drowned person by artificial respiration> …

    Medical dictionary

  • 13 resuscitate — re|sus|ci|tate [rıˈsʌsıteıt] v [T] [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of resuscitare, from suscitare to cause to move around ] to make someone breathe again or become conscious after they have almost died →↑revive ▪ Doctors… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 resuscitate — re|sus|ci|tate [ rı sʌsı,teıt ] verb transitive 1. ) to make an unconscious person start to breathe again 2. ) to make something effective or successful again: the government s efforts to resuscitate the economy ╾ re|sus|ci|ta|tion [ rı,sʌsı… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 resuscitate — verb 1) medics resuscitated him Syn: bring around, revive, bring back to consciousness; give CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) to, give the kiss of life to 2) measures to resuscitate the economy Syn: revive, resurrect, restore, regenerate,… …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 16 resuscitate — verb ( tated; tating) Etymology: Latin resuscitatus, past participle of resuscitare to reawaken, from re + suscitare to rouse, from sub , sus up + citare to put in motion, stir more at sub , cite Date: 1532 transitive verb to revive from apparent …

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  • 17 resuscitate — resuscitable /ri sus i teuh beuhl/, adj. resuscitation, n. resuscitative, adj. /ri sus i tayt /, v.t., resuscitated, resuscitating. to revive, esp. from apparent death or from unconsciousness. [1525 35; < L resuscitatus (ptp. of resuscitare to… …

    Universalium

  • 18 resuscitate — verb /rɪˈsʌsɪˌteɪt/ a) To restore consciousness, vigor, or life to. b) To regain consciousness. See Also: resuscitable, resuscitation, resuscitative, nonresuscitable, nonresuscitati …

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  • 19 resuscitate — Synonyms and related words: abet, aid, animate, assist, avail, awake, awaken, bail out, be begotten, be born, be incarnated, bear a hand, befriend, benefit, bring back, bring to, call back, come alive, come into being, come into existence, come… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 resuscitate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. revive, restore, reanimate; refresh, revivify. See restoration. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. revive, bring around, restore, restore to life; see revive 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. revive,… …

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