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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

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

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

I have stayed true to that first idea that people can have a day in their lives that is very important and if they can reconnect with that day, reconnect with the people they were then, they can suddenly revive their emotions.
Victoria Wood

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

If the word has the potency to revive and make us free, it has also the power to blind, imprison, and destroy.
Ralph Ellison
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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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