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Definition of Revive

Revive

  1. To return to life; to recover life or strength; to live anew; to become reanimated or reinvigorated.
  2. Hence, to recover from a state of oblivion, obscurity, neglect, or depression; as, classical learning revived in the fifteenth century.
  3. To recover its natural or metallic state, as a metal.
  4. To restore, or bring again to life; to reanimate.
  5. To raise from coma, languor, depression, or discouragement; to bring into action after a suspension.
  6. Hence, to recover from a state of neglect or disuse; as, to revive letters or learning.
  7. To renew in the mind or memory; to bring to recollection; to recall attention to; to reawaken.
  8. To restore or reduce to its natural or metallic state; as, to revive a metal after calcination.

Revive Quotations

What we have to do, what at any rate it is our duty to do, is to revive the old art of Lying.
Oscar Wilde

The beautiful spring came; and when Nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also.
Harriet Ann Jacobs

I stand before you today as a disciplined conservative Texan, a committed Republican and a proud American, united with you to restoring our nation and revive the American dream.
Rick Perry

The Holocaust committed by the Nazis turned this country, where most of the European Jews used to live and where their culture used to flourish, into a massive grave. This is why initiatives to revive Jewish culture in Poland is so important.
Marek Belka

What this country needs what every country needs occasionally is a good hard bloody war to revive the vice of patriotism on which its existence as a nation depends.
Ambrose Bierce
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Revive Translations

revive in French is ranimez, ranimons, ranimer, raniment
revive in German is auferstehen, wiederbeleben
revive in Latin is novo, recro
revive in Spanish is reavivar
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